The *civics bills* that the GOP is advancing across the country also silence charter school teachers. This proposed TX law would outlaw any private funding for charter schools if it's used to teach social studies, gov't, world history, train teachers, etc…
The TX bill is so broadly written that it seems like it would ban charter schools from lobbying at the legislature to demand more charter schools
Remember when Democracy Prep was going to train an army of young lobbyists to demand more charter schools as part of their civic education?…

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I had the honor yesterday of hearing from 15 Boston students attending 6 city schools about what they've lost during the past year & how adults can help them recover. Takeaway: their view of the pandemic & remote learning is far more complex than what's reflected in the news /1
For starters, they take the pandemic EXTREMELY seriously because they've lost loved ones & their communities have been the hardest hit. So they're not buying the argument that this thing is over /2
I got to see/hear for myself the downsides of remote learning. These students attend school in their bedrooms - if they have a bedroom. Terrible audio, crappy cameras, little siblings who howl off screen or suddenly burst into view /3
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