John Rogers of the University of California in Los Angeles has written a powerful analysis of Trump’s effect on teaching and learning. You will not be surprised to learn that the vulgarity and crudity that Trump regularly expresses towards vulnerable groups has affected the climate in schools. His hate speech has spilled over into the atmosphere. He has given license to bigotry.
The full title is “Teaching and Learning in the Age of Trump: Increasing Hostility and Stress in America’s High Schools.”
This is the press release:
Trump’s Heated Political Rhetoric Spills Over into Classroom,
Increasing Stress and Undermining Learning
New National Survey of Teachers by UCLA finds Heightened Stress and Anxiety, Polarization, Incivility and Hostility Among Students in First Months of Trump Administration
Amid the first months of a Trump administration characterized by highly charged and divisive political rhetoric, a new…
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