Louisiana’s governor made it easier for companies to receive property tax breaks – and schools will likely pay the price.
Bilingual education can improve learning outcomes but it’s important to consider local context.
Additional research and attention is needed — particularly in Canada — to provide schools with evidence-based, trauma-informed and culturally attuned approaches to school discipline.
Multiplication facts typically describe the answers to multiplication sums up to 10x10. They are called “facts” as it is expected they can be easily and quickly recalled.
In Australia, the average age of first period is about 13. But about 12% of children get their period between the ages of eight and eleven.
As a clinical psychologist specialising in twins, this is is one of the most frequent questions I am asked.
The success of students, the education system and the future of our communities depend on the learning that children receive in schools today.
Bullying is not going away. The eSafety Commission recently revealed a 40% jump in cyberbullying reports.
This is a big year for Australian education. State and federal governments are working out a major agreement on schools reform and the question of funding looms large.
Parents in a study about the accessibility of French immersion programs discussed inadequate support for learning to read and feeling pressured to pay for expensive tutors.
There have been disturbing reports of students making sexual moaning noises at teachers and other students. This includes students in both high school and primary school.
Studies have found problems occur when students carry bags that weigh more than 20% of their body weight.
Lunchboxes should have food for concentration, growth and health as well as something to drink.
Listening to voices of racialized students in French immersion matters for creating more inclusive schooling.
Chronically underfunded classrooms with fewer supports to meet student needs is a core issue for Saskatchewan teachers.
Year 9 teachers say students often drift off to ‘never-never land’. How can we do this tough but crucial year differently?
From keeping up routines, to making contact with new teachers, there are many things families can do to lay the groundwork for a more positive school year ahead.
Earlier this month, a Senate inquiry recommended Australian students need specific lessons in how to behave.
Most teens aren’t getting enough sleep, leading to poorer academic performance. Early school start times combined with natural changes in hormones and the circadian rhythm could be to blame.
The ATAR does not determine where students end up as much as it shapes where they start and the way they get there.