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Analysis: Who Noem's Critical Race Theory 'ban' actually applies to

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Joshua Haiar
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SDPB
Gov. Noem's recent executive order attempts to stop the teaching of CRT. The order reflects a bill she proposed during the 2022 legislative session; Rob Monson testified against Noem's bill, and Tiffany Sanderson testified in favor.

The interview above is from SDPB's daily public-affairs show, In the Moment.

Dakota Political Junkies Jon Schaff and Jonathan Ellis discuss the governor's latest executive order and ask the question: Who does a ban on Critical Race Theory, as the governor has defined it, actually apply to? We also look at the political theater of the Ravnsborg investigation. Does Jason Ravnsborg have another legal tactic in his arsenal if he wants to convince Republican delegates to maintain confidence in his ability to serve? We bring you the latest analysis.

Governor Noem's executive order reflects a bill that failed to pass during the 2022 legislative session. You can learn more about that bill in the video below: