Why teachers share their political opinions

In a relaxed school environment like Nueva’s, it’s not uncommon for teachers to foster energetic political discussion amongst their students, a practice which has even manifested at a school-wide level through special events centered around topics like practicing civil discourse. This is intended to give students a platform to express their opinions and learn how to engage in tough conversations with their peers, as well as build trust and create a “safe space.”

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Robotics team wins prestigious regional award

This year, despite their constant hard work and enthusiasm, none of the members of Team 4904: Bot-Provoking were expecting to receive the Chairman’s Award at this year’s San Francisco Regional, especially after the competition season ground to a disappointing halt following the shift to remote learning and the cancellation of this year’s challenge.

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Why teachers share their political opinions

In a relaxed school environment like Nueva’s, it’s not uncommon for teachers to foster energetic political discussion amongst their students, a practice which has even manifested at a school-wide level through special events centered around topics like practicing civil discourse. This is intended to give students a platform to express their opinions and learn how to engage in tough conversations with their peers, as well as build trust and create a “safe space.”

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