How legislation affects teens

March 27, 2024 — Season 4

Over the last three years or so, states have proposed more legislation that would restrict or change the way teachers talk about race, American history, gender, and sexuality. In this episode, students discuss critical race theory, anti-LGBTQ bills, and also legislation helping students’ mental health. Click here for this episode’s transcript.

Segments were produced by Leeya Chaudhuri from Raleigh, North Carolina, and Noah Konevitch from Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Lead Podcast Producer Briget Ganske produced this episode with help from Associate Producer Jaylah Moore-Ross. Alayna Ly from KUOW's RadioActive edited and mixed this episode.