Ethnic studies programs gained popularity in schools across the country after a controversial ban in Arizona in 2010 sparked national interest.
YouTube may have more potential to encourage children to learn than you’d think.
Is the public education that Ruby Bridges fought to integrate a relic of the past?
Has technology gone too far to keep students honest during exams? A scholar on privacy and technology weighs in.
Insects are plentiful and inexpensive. Even when children aren’t attending school in person, they can learn from the encounters they have with insects outside.
Cities are stepping up to provide free Wi-Fi for families in need in order to close the digital divide in education. But will those efforts make a difference where it counts?
The internet ushered in new ways of raising money, particularly with the rise of crowdfunding. But making appeals for cash on social media represents an entirely different phenomenon.
Racial, ethnic and class inequities regarding gifted and talented services are found in most school districts.
A strong identity as a scientist is crucial for girls to succeed in STEM fields such as computer science. Are educators recognizing and rewarding the right behaviors?
The education philosopher Paulo Freire would have denounced the pandemic-fueled proliferation of online schooling as an affront to democracy and a further entitlement for those in positions of power.
From medieval thinkers to James Baldwin, loving one’s country has never meant you can’t be critical of it too.
Digital educational resources are likely to remain indispensable for modern K-12 classrooms, even after the coronavirus pandemic ends.
When the federal government doesn’t intervene during downturns, the states often cut school spending. In turn, teachers may earn less or lose their jobs. And three in four teachers are female.
If families embrace reading as fun and routine and teachers work more closely than before with the families of their students, it’s possible that remote learning won’t be a huge obstacle to literacy.
The battle to expand private education in South Carolina amid the pandemic mirrors previous struggles over civil rights and highlights the ways systemic racism has undermined public education.
Immigrant students often have work commitments outside class, and they may need additional language support. Giving them equal access to technology during remote learning might not be enough.
Teachers in training can be taught to teach their students to tackle problems like mathematicians and scientists. But will they stick with that approach once they get their own class?
Millions of public school students are learning online, mostly at home. Any standardized tests they take in this unusual school year may not yield reliable data about their academic progress.
Kids become more vulnerable to maltreatment when their parents can’t secure child care or housing or get jobs.
The disruption to K-12 education caused by the coronavirus pandemic may have major academic consequences, especially for low-income children.