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Survey Data: Discussing Controversial Topics in the Classroom

More than 830 educators took part in a survey on discussing controversial topics in class. National politics, rather than perennial hot-button issues like race and religion, seemed to be the most divisive this year—more so than in previous years, educators said. Even so, 56 percent said they were no more—and no less—likely than before to share their own political views with students.

Related: Survey: National Politics Causing Classroom Divisions

Source: Education Week Research Center, 2017 | Design & Visualization: Vanessa Solis

Vol. 36, Issue 27

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