JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Education Association took issue with the Florida Department of Education’s plans to consider changes to curriculum requirements, saying the changes, “appears to have a political, rather than educational, motive.”

Thursday morning, the Florida Department of Education will discuss changes to rule number 6A-1.094124 with the title of “Required Instruction Planning and Reporting.” The FEA took issue with different parts of the rule, including subsection 3 (b) which stated:

“Instruction on the required topics must be factual and objective, and may not suppress or distort significant historical events, such as the Holocaust, and may not define American history as something other than the creation of a new nation based largely on universal principles stated in the Declaration of Independence.”


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