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Perspective | Orange County high schoolers respond to proposed bills’ impacts on classrooms and students

Students from Orange High School in Orange County appeared on an episode of the Public School Forum’s Education Matters last month to share articles they wrote in response to proposed legislation this session, including bills entitled Parents’ Bill of Rights, Equality in Education, and the Standards of Student Conduct.

Students Bryce Guiness, Kairee Jones, Aiden McCollick, and Laviant Lewis talked about their findings and what they think needs to happen from a student perspective on legislation.

Watch all of the students’ words below.


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