Season 4 Episode 1
Book Banning in the Beehive State
In recent years, the content of books and K-12 curriculum has once again become a polarizing topic. From ideas like Critical Race Theory, to discussions about LGBTQ+ topics, teachers often feel stuck in the middle of a political tug-of-war. We examine how schools are balancing the concerns of both parents and educators. Plus, what Utah students think about the fight over their education.
Centering the Ideas of Young People
No one is more impacted by decisions about books and curriculum in schools than the students themselves, but often these young voices are the ones most often left out of the conversations. We met one elementary school teacher who is helping his students express their voices on the issues that matter to them the most.