For many teachers, grading is an individualized effort – not one consistent with other teachers.
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A scholar of grading explains how teachers can do a better job of reporting what grades represent, and what they are for.
Students of color have long needed more from schools than is typically provided.
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A scholar explains why schools can’t focus only on closing pandemic-related learning gaps.
Learning online provides opportunities but making sure all students can access this is key.
NAPLAN’s arrival promised inequities decreased partly from parent involvement in their child’s progress. But working class parents don’t see NAPLAN as a tool for them, and hardly find it valuable.
Britain’s Eton College charges charges annual fees of more than £40,000.
Many Australians have long have called for the government to stop funding private schools. Now the UK’s Labour party wants to get rid of private schools altogether. Could we do that here?
Toronto school board data reveals that Black, racialized and lower-income students face significant gaps in student outcomes.
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In examining and addressing opportunity gaps for racialized students in schools, school boards must learn to account for present-day and historical inequities.
The nation’s founders saw education as key to self-rule.
The Supreme Court long ago rejected the idea of a federal right to education. Can a series of new lawsuits convince the court to change its mind?
Inequality for those left behind is a necessary byproduct of rewarding those who excel.
Increasing targeted needs-based school funding is an essential, but not sufficient, condition.
The federal government has argued consistently that more money does not lead to better educational outcomes. But is that right?
Students who have traditionally struggled at GCSE are now outperforming their peers.
We need to change the school admissions code.
Over the next 10 years, there is forecast to be 14 million more students studying in India.
India has invested hugely in to reforming its higher education sector – Australia must view this as an opportunity to capitalise on this growth through partnerships and training schemes.
A statue of colonialist and mining boss Cecil Rhodes is removed from the University of Cape Town. How can we best measure how higher education is being transformed?
Universities need to change to become more equitable learning spaces. But what’s the best way to measure their transformation, identify gaps and emphasise successes?
In praise of non-formal learning.
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Disadvantaged pupils know what they’re missing when it comes to extra-curricular activities.
Miliband has been wooing student voters.
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Labour’s Ed Miliband says that advantaged pupils are much more likely to go to university. Is he right?
Is my hour up yet?
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A new study has suggested the answer is one hour a day. But that might not be right for everyone.
Unequal education shouldn’t be here to stay.
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Business as usual in education is not going to heal the widening divisions between the privileged and disadvantaged.
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