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Head of School Bill Kuhn in Bloomberg and The Washington Post: Free Speech and Safe Spaces Can Coexist

Head of School Bill Kuhn in Bloomberg and The Washington Post: Free Speech and Safe Spaces Can Coexist
Richard Pan

 

Head of School Bill Kuhn's recent opinion piece in Bloomberg and The Washington Post discusses the challenges for educators seeking spirited debate in today's polarized political climate. At BWL, we encourage students and adults alike to share their views. Our statement of social values, written by students, proclaims:

"We embrace difficult conversations that faithfully promote intellectual and emotional risk-taking." 

Today, self-censorship is all too common, even in independent New York City schools. Bill Kuhn tackles this complex topic and explains why schools do not have to choose between safe spaces and free speech in his compelling article. Click here to view the full article, or the PDF version if you do not have a subscription to The Washington Post