Researchers consider how friendships that bridge across social class – “cross-class friendships” – contribute to middle school academic achievement differences based on level of parents’ education.
As more people get vaccinated and different facets of society slowly reopen, challenges remain in the nation’s quest to get back to normal. Here are five articles that help illuminate the path.
The pandemic largely gave America a reprieve from school shootings. Two criminologists say gun violence could return to America’s schools worse than before as in-person classes resume.
The more that educators of color feel the need to tiptoe around issue of racism in schools, the less likely they seem to stay in the job, new research shows.
‘Behavior vaccines’ – practices meant to improve safety and well-being – have been around for years. An educational psychologist says they are particularly important for schools to adopt now.
With distrust for school officials prevalent during the pandemic, an educational historian calls attention to the need for officials to have more positive relations with educators and parents.
Parents thrust into the role of math teacher can take simple steps to help their children understand math better and dread it less.
The unprecedented wave of federal funding could be used to modernize public schools – the second-largest public infrastructure in our nation, behind only highways.
In-person learning can safely resume as long as schools take steps to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
Students who took part in the program scored 8% higher on the state science test than students who received traditional instruction, and demonstrated greater social and emotional learning.
Teacher referrals will replace standardized testing. That could disadvantage already-underrepresented students.
Meisha Ross Porter is the new chancellor of New York City’s public schools. A scholar of the politics of education touches on her background and what lies ahead.
US suburbs are rapidly diversifying, but students of color often face academic and social hurdles in suburban schools.
Despite the disruption and challenges of COVID-19, standardized tests for America’s students are expected to proceed this spring or fall. But what will the tests really show?
Four experts weigh in on ways to replenish the US teacher workforce and curb burnout.
In the 1950s, Harlem mother Mae Mallory fought a school system that she saw as ‘just as Jim Crow’ as the one she had attended in the South.
The rise in the popularity of Amanda Gorman, the nation’s first National Youth Poet Laureate, represents a prime opportunity for educators to use spoken word poetry in the classroom.
It helped that school food service staff quickly changed their preparation, packaging and distribution methods to feed students who were no longer eating in cafeterias.
Information about the Holocaust may be easy to find online, but the best sites offer artifacts and authentic accounts from people who survived the experience, a Holocaust scholar argues.
The whole world saw the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol. How will the textbooks read by America’s students describe what took place?