Florida's rejection of AP Black history course stirs debate

Gov. Ron DeSantis says his administration is rejecting an AP African American studies course because he says it pushes a political agenda: "We want education, not indoctrination." But one of the authors mentioned by the state is accusing the governor of doing the same thing: “Is Ron DeSantis claiming that Florida students are unable to formulate their own opinions?”

DeSantis administration blocks new African American studies class in Florida public high schools

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration has blocked a new Advanced Placement course on African American studies from being taught in high schools, saying it violates state law and is historically inaccurate. Education officials did not specify what content the state found objectionable, but said, “As presented, the content of this course is inexplicably contrary to Florida law and significantly lacks educational value.”