The phrase “Vital Race Concept” seems on the Virginia Division of Training web site regardless of Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe’s repeated claims the curriculum is just not taught in Virginia.

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On the Virginia Division of Training web site, a number of examples of the division selling Vital Race Concept might be discovered, together with a presentation from 2015, when Terry McAullife was governor,  that encourages lecturers to “embrace Vital Race Concept” in “order to re-engineer attitudes and perception programs.”

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Moreover, superintendent memo 050-19 might be discovered on the location from February 2019 selling each Vital Race Concept and the thought of “white fragility.”

Additionally in 2019, underneath Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam, Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane despatched a memo to Virginia public faculties endorsing  “Foundations of Vital Race Concept in Training,” as an necessary “instrument” that may “additional spur developments in training.”

Metropolis Journal’s Christopher Rufo detailed the revelations in a Twitter thread Saturday taking points with McAuliffe’s claims that Vital Race Concept is a “racist canine whistle” that has “by no means been taught in Virginia.”

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Rufo additionally posted screenshots from the division’s web site citing Vital Race Concept in Training” as a “finest apply.”

“It is not taught in Virginia and it is by no means been taught in Virginia,” McAuliffe mentioned earlier this month concerning the controversial curriculum which teaches that america is basically racist.  “And as I’ve mentioned this lots, it is a canine whistle. It is racial, it is division and it is utilized by Glenn Youngkin and others, it is the identical factor with Trump and the border wall, to divide folks. We shouldn’t be dividing folks at school.”

The McAuliffe marketing campaign didn’t instantly reply to a request for touch upon the presence of Vital Race Concept in Virginia public faculties. 

Moreover, the Virginia Division of Training didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.

This week, the Virginia Division of Training drew criticism for selling a e book telling lecturers they “should embrace theories akin to vital race principle.”

In June, officers in Loudoun County, Virginia training officers acknowledged that Vital Race Concept influences their work and in July it was revealed {that a} Virginia faculty district spent over $30,000 on Vital Race Concept coaching for directors.

Training has been a serious focus of the gubernatorial race between McAuliffe and his GOP opponent businessman Glenn Youngkin who has drastically narrowed and even erased McAuliffe’s lead in some polls and a current Fox Information ballot exhibits {that a} robust majority of oldsters assist Youngkin.

Voters will determine between McAuliffe and Youngkin on Tuesday, November 2. 

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