A father (left) and son chant slogans during a protest through Wan Chai in Hong Kong last year. There is a need for schools, parents and policymakers to work out how best to discuss the global protests in the classroom. Photo: James Wendlinger
Anjali Hazari
Opinion

Opinion

Anjali Hazari

Why global protests require schools, parents and policymakers to work out ways to discuss them in the classroom

  • Similarities exist between the year-long anti-government protests in Hong Kong and the protests that have rocked dozens of cities across the US
  • It is important that discussion of them with students include teaching that they have a right to a voice, while respecting the legal rights of others
A father (left) and son chant slogans during a protest through Wan Chai in Hong Kong last year. There is a need for schools, parents and policymakers to work out how best to discuss the global protests in the classroom. Photo: James Wendlinger
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