Opinion: How ‘Abbott Elementary’ became more than a belief

Editor’s Note: Gene Seymour is also a critic who has written about music, movies and culture for The New York Times, Newsday, Entertainment Weekly and The Washington Post. Follow him on Twitter @GeneSeymour. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. View more opinions on CNN. CNN — Wednesday night’s second … Read more

Opinion: How ‘Abbott Elementary’ became more than a belief

Editor’s Note: Gene Seymour is also a critic who has written about music, movies and culture for The New York Times, Newsday, Entertainment Weekly and The Washington Post. Follow him on Twitter @GeneSeymour. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. View more opinions on CNN. CNN — Wednesday night’s second … Read more

The debate over discussions of race and racism is changing America’s classrooms

CNN — It’s only been a few weeks since millions of children returned to America’s schools – but the debate surrounding the teaching of gender identity and race is already at a fever pitch. Dozens of books have been pulled from shelves in Texas, new policies expanding oversight of books are being drafted or already … Read more

Oklahoma teacher resigns, citing state law requiring teachers to censor books in classroom libraries

CNN — An Oklahoma teacher says she has resigned from her position as an English teacher with Norman Public Schools following controversy over the display of, and student access to, more than 500 books in her classroom library. Summer Boismier, who was an English teacher at Norman High School, told CNN that before the start … Read more