education

The Devastating Picture Books Teaching Five-Year-Olds About School Shootings

Illustrated guidelines are an increasingly common way to teach young children what to do if there’s an intruder at their school — especially when they’re so little they can’t even read yet

The Florida Teachers Going Viral for Flat-Out Rejecting ‘Don’t Say Gay’

Furious about the prospect of outing their students, Florida teachers are taking to TikTok to stand up not just for the kids, but for themselves

Where Books Go After Schools Ban Them

The purging of school libraries is authority at its most banal

Conservative Operatives Are Using Local School Boards As Their New Political Battleground

Across the country, Republican operatives are running a coordinated playbook to make Critical Race Theory and other conservative flash points the center of local politics — with Fairfax, Virginia their latest target