Evans: The wacky extremes with 'two sideisms'
November 4, 2021
The requirements for becoming a teacher were always straightforward: Earn a college degree in education, take enough classes in your area of specialty, practice your teaching skills for a semester as a student teacher.
Politicians have added a new skill this year in some states: Be a mind reader.
That’s what teachers in a Texas school district concluded recently after receiving guidance for how to comply with a law passed this summer by the Texas Legislature and signed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.
The law, known as H.B. 3979, restricts how topics like race, sex, diversity and discrimination...