Teacher in Classroom

Teacher in Classroom

As the political climate intensifies across the country, politics are finding their way into classrooms across the Washington region. A report released by UCLA this year says that teacher concerns about student stress and well-being are rising alongside classroom polarization and incivility. Kojo talks with teachers and administrators with ties to this region about how schools can proactively address politics within the classroom without imposing ideology.


  • Clint Smith Writer, teacher, and Ph.D. Candidate at Harvard University.
  • Cosby Hunt Senior Officer of Teaching & Learning at the Center for Inspired Teaching; current Teacher of Real World History for DCPS and PCSB students.
  • Eric DeKenipp Loudoun County School Board Member

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