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House dumps item in bill allowing Beaufort County Schools to use controversial history curriculum

BY: - May 5, 2023

The House has removed a provision to allow Beaufort County Schools to use a controversial social studies curriculum that questions the legitimacy of the 1964 Civil Rights Act that one lawmaker tried to slip into two unrelated bills. An amendment introduced by Rep. Hugh Blackwell, a Burke County Republican, to remove the provision from House […]

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Bill to allow controversial social studies curriculum in Beaufort County Schools surprised its leaders

BY: - April 20, 2023

A lawmaker’s attempt to authorize Beaufort County Schools’ use of a controversial social studies curriculum developed by conservative Hillsdale College in Michigan surprised the board of education and other school leaders, Superintendent Matthew Cheeseman said Thursday.    Cheeseman said and the board learned about the proposal Wednesday after he received a call alerting him that […]