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How do Americans really feel about controversial topics in school? w/ Anna Saavedra and Morgan Polikoff

Ep. 148

In this episode, Anna Saavedra and Morgan Polikoff explore the polarizing landscape of modern education found in their February 2024 report, "Searching for Common Ground.” The report reveals widespread support for public schools alongside significant partisan divides, particularly on topics like LGBTQ identities and racial inequality. From bipartisan consensus on some issues to stark disparities on others, this discussion highlights the complexities of education policymaking and the need for informed dialogue to navigate contentious topics and shape a more equitable future for education.


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How Americans really feel about the teaching of controversial topics in schools @ USC Today

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