The hit TV show ‘Abbott Elementary’ explores a variety of issues in education.
An education professor explains how a hit TV show about a struggling school became a jumping-off point for a course about urban education.
Physical assaults against educators are on the rise.
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Calls for tougher laws against assaults on teachers have been thwarted by efforts to keep kids in school.
Teachers report post-traumatic stress disorder after experiencing or witnessing attacks from students.
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Teachers say school districts have left them in the lurch in the wake of attacks by students. Some admit they resort to violence themselves to send a message to students who might want to test them.
Black parents are having to call off work to deal with their children’s minor infractions at school.
Suspensions don’t just harm Black children – they also harm their parents’ employment, a school discipline expert argues in a forthcoming book.
Suspensions have continued throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, while children are attending remotely from their homes.
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Schools can consider virtual learning and other ways to reduce the negative impact of suspensions on student achievement.
Treaties are needed to govern water resource allocation in the Nile basin region. For this to happen it’s critical to have accurate data on how much water there is.
The code of the street – where respect is won by fighting – often follows children into school.
While school suspensions are meant to deter violence and other troublesome behavior, some students see being suspended as something that makes them more popular and tough, a researcher has found.
Service for victims of Sutherland Springs Baptist Church shooting.
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After mass shootings, calls go out to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill. But data show this solution is misguided.