Parents protested a new anti-racism policy at an Ontario school board saying their children could ‘internalize shame and guilt because they’re white.’
Recently, specious claims against critical race theory have been showing up in Canada. School boards are being questioned about their anti-racism policies and the teaching of CRT to students.
Educators get little to no training in how to deal with traumatic events.
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Schoolteachers routinely report feeling ill-prepared to guide their students through difficult conversations about high-profile violent events.
At colleges with a majority-Black student population, Black and white students graduate at the same rate.
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Students of color graduate at higher rates when they go to colleges where there are larger portions of the student body and faculty who are also of color.
Students once might have been the main clients of higher education, but today communities, industries and the government demand the ear of the university.
Even trained police officers often miss their target during gunfights.
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Putting guns in the hands of schoolteachers is a popular idea among gun-owners and conservatives, but research suggests it may pose more problems than it solves.
Conversations around race and disability often get left out of schools.
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Students with disabilities do better when they remain in general education classes, but systemic bias often leads them to be placed in separate classrooms, a special education researcher writes.
Sports-related sexual assaults often take place in the locker room.
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Often dismissed as ‘horseplay,’ sexual assaults perpetrated by boys athletes against their teammates persist in high school sports, a researcher observes.
Students don’t want to give up pandemic accommodations that helped make education more accessible.
COVID-19 planning needs to take disability justice seriously. Universities must design courses to be accessible to all learners, and offer ongoing remote learning.
Mental health issues for college students have been on the rise.
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As concerns about college students’ mental health continue to rise, a sociology researcher offers tips for college instructors to help students who may be in crisis.
Before the pandemic about 1.28 million children were experiencing homelessness.
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When it comes to helping students who are homeless during the pandemic, identifying who they are is crucial, says a researcher studying the issue in one of the largest US school districts.
‘Abbott Elementary’ takes place in the Philadelphia school district.
In ABC’s ‘Abbott Elementary,’ Philadelphia schoolteachers go above and beyond for their students – just like real-life urban schoolteachers do every day, says one scholar.
So far in 2021, there have been over 200 school shootings.
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With school shootings in 2021 at the highest they’ve ever been, experts on the topic offer advice about what to do about it.
Hip-hop has always criticized America’s education system.
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The world of rap music has no shortage of artists who turned their backs on formal education only to become some of education’s biggest benefactors.
School laptop surveillance systems monitor students even when they’re not in school.
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Monitoring of student behavior often extends beyond schoolwork and normal school hours. A privacy expert explains the harmful effects.
When people are in a group they are more likely to engage in aggressive and risky behaviours they may not normally do on their own.
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To make sure what happened at Queen’s University during homecoming weekends doesn’t happen again, we need to have classroom conversations now, and make bold and innovative changes to identify long-term solutions.
New research found exercise reduced students’ desire to drink alcohol.
Doing exercise diminished students’ craving for alcohol, a new study found.
Many long COVID-19 symptoms – such as fatigue, brain fog and memory impairment – are similar to those experienced post-concussion.
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When a student suffers a concussion, their school typically offers certain accommodations – lighter workload, rest breaks, more time to complete tests. Do kids with long COVID need the same?
Students who take political science classes in college are more likely to be civically engaged.
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Taking just one political science class makes college students more likely to show up at the polls, two researchers find.
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.
Teachers experienced more positive emotions interacting with their students when schools closed during the pandemic.
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Teachers’ fondness for working with students grew in the early stages of the pandemic, according to a new study that provides a unique before-and-after glimpse at what duties teachers enjoyed most.