President Donald Trump doubled down on his pledge to introduce “patriotic education” into American schools at a campaign rally, one week after he threatened to defund schools that planned to include The New York Times‘ 1619 Project in their curriculums.
The commander-in-chief told supporters at his Sunday rally in Henderson, Nevada that he would bring an end to the “radical indoctrination” of students and ensure they were taught to “love our country” and honor U.S. history.
Trump previously called for a “patriotic education” to be restored in the nation’s schools at the end of August. He told reporters at the time that young Americans had been “fed lies” about the country.
Speaking at his Nevada rally last night, the president said: “We will stop the radical indoctrination of our students and restore patriotic education to our schools. We will teach our children to love our country, honor our history,