A history scholar sees leeway and loopholes in a wave of new state laws that seek to control what teachers can say about racism in America’s past.
A study following Ontario students between 2004 and 2012 can help policymakers ensure all students get the supports they need when they need them.
An education professor explains how a hit TV show about a struggling school became a jumping-off point for a course about urban education.
Calls to increase the diversity of the teacher workforce are unlikely to meaningfully address large racial and ethnic educational inequities, at least not during elementary school.
Working with moveable pictures can help children learn an algebra rule: Whatever you do to one side of the equation, you need to do to the other. Here’s how teachers or caregivers can lead this.
Extremely young school shooters are not believed to be capable of forming criminal intent.
Science fiction books can inspire more children to become scientists if authors and illustrators do a better job of depicting characters from diverse backgrounds.
By kindergarten, white and Asian students are three to four times as likely as Black and Hispanic students to display advanced math skills.
According to the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, far-right groups have been trying to stack school boards with candidates harbouring anti-equity ideologies.
Teaching computer programming to youth can prepare them for the future job market, promote equity in tech professions and develop students’ computational thinking skills.
As a researcher focussed on African, Afro-Caribbean and Black families’ schooling experiences, I appeal to school staff to understand the importance of the school-family-community partnership.
Inflation is soaring, but prices for typical back-to-school gear like backpacks, computers and new clothes are rising less than average – or even falling.
The core principle of education is to enable students to become kind, giving and contributing members of their community and the world.
Children who are bullied in school are at higher risk for depression and anxiety later in life.
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.
Halfway through the school year that was supposed to be a return to normal, teachers are barely hanging on.
Problems include no fields, no courts for games, no playgrounds, no bike racks and no traffic-calming surrounding the school. Bringing in minimum standards is important.
Pediatric clinical trials for the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 have shown that the Pfizer shot is safe and effective.
Calls to reinstate home economics as a solution to modern woes reduce the field to a set of practical skills, undermining its breadth and complexity.
Female teachers perform better in the classroom and women principals lead to achieve better school management. But, female educators have to wait longer to be promoted.