While teachers are under increased pressure to tread carefully in the classroom on issues of race, books that deal with themes of racism can offer a way forward.
Few issues are as difficult to deal with in the classroom as slavery in the US. Here, a professor who trains teachers on how to present the topic offers some insights.
New research on Atlanta-metro students suggests they fell 7-8 months behind on learning during the pandemic.
Science is often taught from a white or Western standpoint. Can teaching science from a hip-hop perspective make science more relatable to students of color? A hip-hop science educator weighs in.
Decisions on whether to allow corporal punishment in school have been largely local.
Dicey cultural situations and power struggles await Latina teachers in America's schools.
A select group of charter schools have adopted a "no-excuses" philosophy. A forthcoming book shines the light on the drawbacks of that approach.
Chronic absenteeism is a pressing issue in high-poverty schools, but research suggests that serving students breakfast during class can help keep kids in school.
Despite a growth in revenue from wind farms, many rural school districts are being nudged by policy and law to spend the money on buildings and not instruction.
A proposed 'historic' investment in schools that serve low-income children would also give the federal government more power over America's schools, a political scientist argues.
Long distances often preclude families in the Motor City from sending their kids to the best schools in the area, new research shows.
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.