PBS NewsHour

How the Kavanaugh saga became a teachable moment for schools

Clip: 10/02/2018 | 8m 3s

Before last week's Kavanaugh hearings, our Student Reporting Labs asked teenagers around the country: should adults be held accountable for actions when they were younger? In some schools, a weighty conversation about consent, assault, allegations and consequences was already underway. Now William Brangham talks with Education Week’s Evie Blad about the new urgency around this teachable moment.

Aired: 10/02/18

Rating: NR

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