Thanks to the pandemic everybody is playing doctor.
And not in a consensual fun way . . .
There is no documented link between the teaching of race in schools and mental health problems for students. But Rep. Kristey Williams, R-Augusta, told members of the Special Committee on Mental Health Modernization and Reform she feared the presence of what she deemed critical race theory resulted in students "internalizing shame."
"If you are confronted with the fact that you, because of the color of your skin, are racist and you are the problem then that can manifest shame, especially in adolescents and women," said Williams, the chair of the House committee which handles school funding.
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A top state legislator on education issues told a committee charged with improving the state's mental health system that the teaching of race and diversity in Kansas schools could lead to shame depression and suicidal ideation among youths and merited further examination.