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Teachers gather in Texas to protest child detentions

Clip: 02/20/2019 | 5m 57s

Some of the nation's top teachers recently gathered in El Paso, Texas, to speak out against the government’s practice of detaining children who cross the U.S.-Mexico border. Dismissing the notion that they shouldn't get involved in political advocacy, teachers said they see some U.S. policy and procedures as "abusive." Special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza of Education Week reports.

Aired: 02/20/19

Rating: NR

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