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Kenny Rivera, government teacher at Brandywine High Schoo, talks with students about the 2016 presidential campaign. (Avi Wolfman-Arent/WHYY)
Kenny Rivera, government teacher at Brandywine High Schoo, talks with students about the 2016 presidential campaign. (Avi Wolfman-Arent/WHYY)
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Since 2008, 49 states plus the District of Columbia - every state except Alaska - have enacted laws related to bullying, harassment or intimidation in schools. These 204 new laws focus on cyberbullying, training teachers to prevent bullying, even on how to punish bullies after they’re caught.

But, what’s it like to talk about the blunt and confrontational world of presidential politics in today’s sensitive schools? Avi Wolfman-Arent of Here & Now contributor WHYY visited a number of schools in Delaware for his report.

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This segment aired on April 12, 2016.

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