Utahns Split Over Critical Race Theory, Teaching About Racism

A controversy over critical race theory is raging across the United States and Utah is no exception, even though the concept is not part of the state curriculum for public K-12 schools.

In May, Republican legislators in the House and Senate passed identical resolutions recommending that the State Board of Education review curriculum standards and take out any concepts that say one race is inherently superior or inferior to another, which they claim is part of critical race theory, or CRT.