Avoiding failure by playing it safe may limit opportunities for learning and growth.
Researchers found that students are being judged by their race and gender, not how well they do math.
A survey of disabled students found that some university accommodations they value became more widespread in the pandemic, like flexible course deadlines.
A study finds that graduates who attended publicly funded schools were more likely to have open intercultural orientations than those who attended private schools.
Punishing attendance problems fails to address the issues facing students, from family responsibilities to barriers related to racism or inadequate support for disabilities.
According to the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, far-right groups have been trying to stack school boards with candidates harbouring anti-equity ideologies.
An Australian-first study found 16% of surveyed staff at one university experienced food insecurity over the past 12 months.
Universities should look to democratic innovations seen in society like ‘mini publics’ where citizens deliberate about critical issues in representative forums.
Teaching computer programming to youth can prepare them for the future job market, promote equity in tech professions and develop students’ computational thinking skills.
Children deserve agency in decisions that affect them, but adults are ultimately responsible for making decisions in children’s best interests.
Colleges must notify students when the school is placed on probation by its accrediting agency. Do students respond by staying away?
A lawsuit against police and school officials for how they responded to the kindergartner has been settled, but deeper systemic issues remain.
A social work scholar researches why school suspensions disproportionately affect students from certain groups and what can be done to change that.
Universities must help this cohort of students transition into higher education.
Recognizing and accrediting students’ prior learning and competencies is one way universities can tweak business-as-usual approaches.
Managing a chronic health condition can make the transition to post-secondary education more complex.
Calls for tougher laws against assaults on teachers have been thwarted by efforts to keep kids in school.
Recently, specious claims against critical race theory have been showing up in Canada. School boards are being questioned about their anti-racism policies and the teaching of CRT to students.
Schoolteachers routinely report feeling ill-prepared to guide their students through difficult conversations about high-profile violent events.
Students of color graduate at higher rates when they go to colleges where there are larger portions of the student body and faculty who are also of color.