“It’s so much more subtle now, and there are so many more things to watch and listen for.”
“It’s right-wing CONSPIRACY THEORIES”
“It’s subtle CODESPEAK,
it’s the SYMBOLS they use in their AVATARS in our online learning platforms,
it’s the LINKS they associate with in their bios.”
But with the rise of #whitenationalist recruitment online and MAINSTREAMING of hateful language, they’re now navigating a more complicated and diffuse threat landscape than years past.
11-years-old and up.
“It doesn’t make sense to target anyone but young people,”
Anglin said on a podcast three years ago.
According to the FBI, there were 340 reported hate crimes at K-12 schools in 2017 compared to 158 in 2013
Last year, that dipped slightly, but it was still high: The ADL counted 344 incidents in 2018.
The normalization of hate poses another significant challenge to educators. J, the middle school teacher from Maine, says 🚨 he’s especially perplexed by the way white nationalistic language has seeped into the mainstream.
🚨J said the sign also said something along the lines of “We can’t let the Indians win.”
📌At times, she said, the Trump campaign reared its head in her classroom.
Today, at least 12 states mandate some form of education about the genocide, and about half of those laws were signed since 2016.
🚨“There is a near universal consensus among my colleagues and friends: this will get worse before it gets better.”
I got my copy today and will be sharing info with my kid’s principal.