NC House passes bill that affects how racism and history are taught; now heads to Gov. Cooper

Capitol Report

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – The North Carolina House passed a bill Wednesday impacting how racism and history are talked about in classrooms, as Republicans accuse some teachers of trying to indoctrinate kids.

The House passed House Bill 324 by a 61-41 vote and it now heads to Gov. Roy Cooper’s desk.

The Senate passed the bill Aug. 26 by a 25-17 vote that was strictly on party lines

The vote comes as Republican-led legislatures across the country take action on bills related to critical race theory.

This story will be updated as it develops.

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