Just The News: 'Guidance' or coercion? Rhode Island DEI bill draws alarm, colleges get 'creative' to protect DEI 44_Just_The_News_DEI

March 11, 2024 09:36 PM



By Greg Piper | Full article published at Just The News

Red states and conservative activists have launched a pincer movement against government programs that claim to foster diversity, equity and inclusion: stamp it out in law and sniff out surreptitious attempts to impose what critics call "discrimination, exclusion and indoctrination."

The University of Virginia alone spends $20 million on at least 235 DEI employees, 82 of them students, according to a new Open The Books investigation.

Among 81 bills to ban forms of DEI since last year, eight states have signed them into law, eight have "final legislative approval" and 29 "have been tabled, failed to pass, or vetoed," according to a Chronicle tracker last updated March 8.

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