As parents face a second wave of large scale lockdowns and school closures, it's more important than ever to follow the facts. Teachers unions are pushing for public schools to close, private schools are fighting to stay open, and parents are growing increasingly frustrated with politicians who don't seem to prioritize education. When this is all over, will the public school system be able to regain the trust of American families?
Inez Stepman, senior policy analyst at the Independent Women's Forum and contributor to The Federalist, joins Mary Clare today to discuss this unique moment in American education.
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