The controversy over transgender bathroom rights rages on.
Trump has reversed Obama's landmark guidance allowing transgender students the bathroom of their choice. Here's what you need to know about the controversy.
Children around the world are susceptible to stereotypes.
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For young children, how we speak is often more important than what we say. Even 'positive' generalizations can lead children to adopt negative stereotypes.
Too sick to attend school in person, but perfectly able to participate with a robot’s help.
AP Photo/David Duprey
Students with chronic illness often get only a few hours of education a week. Telepresence robots could let them participate fully in classroom and school activities.
Protestors at the University of California, Berkeley campus oppose the appearance of Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos.
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UC Berkeley had a duty to protect the free speech of right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos and those protesting his appearance. But what are the limits of free speech when it comes to campus safety?
Is there equality in parenting?
The recent women's marches were a reminder that equality in parenting has a long way to go.
Students of both genders carry around stereotypes about school achievement.
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Recent research raised concerns about girls' stereotypes on their gender's lack of 'brilliance.' But an overlooked finding suggests boys also hold hindering stereotypes about themselves in school.
President Dwight Eisenhower at the annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington on Feb. 2, 1956.
President Trump gave a speech at the Prayer Breakfast that pledged to be "tougher" in international dealings and protect religious liberty. How does it compare with past Presidents?
Activists in Portland, Oregon, protest President Trump’s ban.
For decades, the US has used international education to support democracy and positive relations with countries. For most of the 1970s, Iran sent more students to America than any other country.
A woman stands near an exhibit of photographs of victims of the Holocaust called the ‘Klarsfeld Pillars’ in New York.
Can the Nazis be forgiven? A rabbi explains why this question needs a more profound examination of some of Judaism's deepest ethical mores and theological beliefs
Should laptops be used during class?
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Laptops in class are distracting – even for the most motivated students.
Who really are America’s irreligious?
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston
Americans are increasingly choosing not to identify with any religious tradition. But this group of irreligious people is a complex one – with different relationships to religion.
Sister Frances Carr, left, and Brother Arnold Hadd of the Shaker Village sing during a rehearsal on Sept. 13, 1995.
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The Shakers prioritized harmony and a simple lifestyle. They were among the earliest proponents of gender equality.
An April 30, 1966 file photo of King Jr. addressing a rally in Birmingham, Alabama,
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Martin Luther King Jr. used a prophetic voice in his preaching -- a hopeful voice that addressed human tragedy. But it was the black clerics who came before him, who helped King develop that voice.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced a proposal for free tuition at state colleges.
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What does tuition-free college mean in other parts of the world? And what would it mean for international students?
The lyrical beauty of Arabic inspired many poets, writers.
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The teaching of Islam is often limited to its religious practice. How Christians, Jews and Muslims borrowed freely from each other in the realm of art, music, and literature is seldom discussed.
Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos speaks in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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Confirmed in a historic tie-breaking vote by Vice President Pence, Betsy DeVos will be the next secretary of education. Here's what you need to know about her past legislative actions and proposals.
How can students think critically about information in today’s age?
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Since the 19th century academic librarians have helped students navigate the complex world of information. In today's unpredictable information environment, how might they rethink their role?
Making New Year resolutions?
Research shows that kindness towards oneself, or self compassion, could improve motivation.
Are single-sex schools better?
Franklin Park Library
Separating girls and boys takes away opportunities to learn from one another. It also encourages stereotyping and sexism.
How can children develop multiple perspectives through stories?
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How about a black Santa story, for a change?
Parents go to great lengths to make their kids believe the Santa myth.
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Most children are not likely to believe that fish live on the moon. What makes children accept some stories and be skeptical about others?
What does it cost to be a veterinarian?
Students aspiring to veterinary education are investing in the hope that it will return value. The reality, however, is different.
How do friendship networks work?
College is a time for friendships. But how can students best leverage the power of those friendships? First, by learning how those networks work.
What does it take for kids to be ready for school?
Children who aren't ready for school tend to lag behind their peers in later grades. Parents and teachers can help.
Why learn a new language?
Language learning can make people more open to seeing a new way of doing things and develop a greater level of comfort with unfamiliar situations.