Excerpt: We’re in the midst of a legislative war on American education. At the heart of this conflict are educational gag orders—state legislative attempts to restrict teaching, training, and learning in K–12 schools and higher education.
Nineteen states, home to 122 million Americans, now have some sort of educational gag order on the books. The entire year can be summarized in a single word: escalation. And things are about to get even worse.