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I predicted that parents’ engagement would grow as the pandemic waned, and it has. The most vocal have hit on issues that became politically charged, like critical race theory in the classroom or the appropriateness of available literature. I see most of these headline-grabbing instances of engagement as a distraction from what most educators, families, and policymakers want to focus on: helping all students recover academically, socially, and emotionally.


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