Nadra Nittle is our education reporter. She was previously a senior reporter for Civil Eats and a staff reporter for Vox Media and the Long Beach Press-Telegram, where she covered K-12 education. She has a master’s degree in teaching, and her writing has also appeared in publications including The Guardian, Business Insider, The Atlantic, BBC News, NBC News and EdSource.
‘Let's talk about what truly happened’: Native Americans push for inclusion beyond lessons about Thanksgiving
Many state curricula still don’t mention Indigenous people, or mention them only as part of history. But that’s changing.
The harassment can be particularly hard on Muslim girls who wear hijabs, whose head coverings are sometimes offensively touched.
Attempts to keep books out of school libraries aren’t new, but there has been a recent increase in political challenges to literature.