Civics lies at the heart of ‘the Utah way’

Civics lies at the heart of ‘the Utah way’

Civics lies at the heart of ‘the Utah way’ Written by Derek Monson  July 28, 2021 The Salt Lake Tribune recently published two articles exploring the definition of the concept of “the Utah way” in state politics and policymaking. Having asked several dozen...
If not a CRT ban – then what?

If not a CRT ban – then what?

If not a CRT ban – then what? Written by Derek Monson  July 27, 2021 Local news media continue to report on critical race theory (or the specter of it) in K-12 public schools. The continued salience of the issue raises the question of what, if anything, can be...
The hard work on critical race theory is just beginning

The hard work on critical race theory is just beginning

The hard work on critical race theory is just beginning Written by Derek Monson  June 8, 2021 Originally published in The Salt Lake Tribune. The state Board of Education has unanimously approved a new rule to address the controversy surrounding critical race...