Children missed being with friends but liked the freedom to move around at home. These are some of the takeaways from an education researcher who talked to 30 kids ages 5-8.
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A successful transition in September is a whole-family affair.
Parents often think about a school’s quality, class sizes, safety and extracurriculars. LGBTQ parents may also want to know their family will be respected.
The case for campus vaccine mandates is compelling, and this conclusion is bolstered by recommendations from medical doctors.
Cancelling campus events won’t address the potential harms of binge drinking this fall. Universities must plan additional activities to curb risky alcohol use and promote student wellness.
Communicating clearly with children and providing space for them to play will be vital during back-to-school and beyond as children manage stressors associated with COVID-19.
Lyme’s controversy offers four lessons on how parents, school districts, elected officials and scientists can find a path forward in the 2021-2022 school year.
Some promoters of educational technology see COVID-19 as a ‘tech reckoning’ for professors who refused to accept progress. But before the pandemic, many students also preferred in-person classes.
Virtual education piggybacked onto classroom learning demonstrates a lack of respect for teachers, student equity and public education.
Vaccinations, masks and some distancing – along with low community transmission – can help protect students in classrooms and cafeterias.
Precarious academic work, stable funding, purposeful course design and greater attention to equity are issues that students and faculty want to see addressed.
Headed off to college? A librarian shares four tips for college students ready to hit the books.
Canada’s Council of Ministers of Education has yet to articulate a vision for overcoming two school years of disrupted education.
Racist and Islamophobic beliefs cannot find root in the minds and hearts of those who genuinely and frequently get to know each other’s communities.
With Congress designating Aug. 11, 2021, as Hip-Hop Celebration Day, a scholar and performer of the art form makes the case for hip-hop to become more prominent in American academe.
It’s no surprise kids are feeling a lot of anxiety after a year and a half of a global pandemic. Here’s what signs parents can look out for, and what to do if their child is feeling overwhelmed.
The effects of Ontario’s compulsory school immunization show there are advantages and disadvantages of requiring vaccination.
Mandating vaccines risks turning a highly effective public health intervention into a contentious battleground — but it also may save lives.
When school officials post photos about students on Facebook, they may be inadvertently enabling data mining firms and others to use the information for other purposes, new research has found.