Key issues • Maryland

Voters want parental say in schools and the history of racism taught

About 68% of Maryland adults agreed that schools should teach students about how racism exists in society and its institutions, according to a recent Goucher College survey … “The history of our country and our states and individual areas must be understood in terms of what was happening among and in between the races over the course of our history,” Geare told WYPR. “If you don’t understand that you don’t understand where we are today.”

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