Information on Critical Race Theory

  • Wichita Public Schools strives to prepare all of our student scholars to achieve college, career and life readiness through an innovative and rigorous educational experience. Our school district is committed to ensuring educational equity and excellence, and we believe that every student is entitled to adequate and equitable opportunities, resources, and services. Wichita Public Schools does not teach Critical Race Theory. Our curriculum is research-based and rigorous, and is aligned to the Kansas State Department of Education standards ( 


    To understand what CRT is, Education Week has created a short video that explains this concept.


    To review the district's full statement regarding CRT, please click here.


    Select one of the following to view the official Instructional Unit Guides for the three grade levels in which United States History is Taught: 

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