30 Nov Do You Think The Escalating Political Conflicts In Schools Can Affect The Students?
In an online survey of hundreds of high school principals, partisan politics contribute to more school conflicts. Terrible are the problems in purple communities, where Republican and Democrat voters are almost evenly split. Among principals in purple districts, the number of parents challenging instruction and harassing LGBTQ+ students has increased dramatically between 2018 and 2022.
A teacher who is afraid of discussing race and identity with their students, according to Rogers. The teachers, he said, “are going to be cautious about providing support and protection to young people.” In follow-up interviews with principals, Rogers and Kahne said they are optimistic that students can demand challenging and inclusive instruction rather than comforting and excluding instruction.
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Political conflict is escalating in schools, especially in purple districts