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Should sensitive social and political topics be discussed in school?
Sensitive social and political topics should be discussed in school.
Educating kids at a younger age could improve apathy towards politics at a later stage.
Learning about these topics can open up new thought processes for children.
Politics should be discussed in schools because it is important for students to have a complex understanding of the world to properly navigate it as adults.
Teaching children concepts they have learned as applied to real life examples, even though that are sensitive or controversial, will show them how it is important to the real world.
Young people should have the opportunity to discuss issues that are important to them in a respectful, ordered environment.
School may be the only place students meet people with experiences and concerns vastly different to their own.
Students should be provided with discussion and facts before they decide on a particular view that they may hold for the rest of their life.
Most schools are government-run, which makes really questioning the government in that setting too difficult.
Discussing such things may cause a divide between not only students, but students and teachers.
Politics shouldn't be discussed in schools because teachers may bias their students.
Some topics such as class, race, and gender can be too sensitive to talk to students about.
Parents may not want their child to discuss sensitive topics in school.
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