They Teach Chinese Kids English Online. Now They’re Caught In Trump’s War On TikTok : NPR

The view outside the Chinese technology company ByteDance in Beijing in August 2020. Trump’s executive order outlaws transactions between U.S. citizens and ByteDance. American instructors who work for ByteDance subsidiary GOGOKID said they feel like their jobs are under threat.

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The view outside the Chinese technology company ByteDance in Beijing in August 2020. Trump’s executive order outlaws transactions between U.S. citizens and ByteDance. American instructors who work for ByteDance subsidiary GOGOKID said they feel like their jobs are under threat.

Emmanuel Wong/Getty Images

Kristie Hunter is a former public school teacher who for the past two years has made most of her money teaching children in China how to speak English online.

“I’ve been a stay-at-home mom with our three children, and as they were getting older, I missed the professional side of my life,” said Hunter, 42, who lives

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