Once again, the court has expanded the legal ways that public funds can be used for students at religious institutions.
If Texas Gov. Greg Abbott had his way, the state’s past of lynching Blacks would be taught as an exception rather than the rule. History tells a different story.
In the early 1960s, the McDonogh 19 school was the site of fierce opposition to racial integration. The building is now owned by one of the Black girls who first integrated the school.
When private contractors build schools they don’t necessarily meet the needs of communities for a lower cost than what governments can provide, and there’s less public accountability.
A new approach to urban planning is needed to restore hope in African cities. There are three keys that can help unlock this.
A policy of “choice” for full-time online schooling would weaken public education, erode funding for in-classroom supports and drive those who can afford it to private education.
Statistics Canada could help provinces and territories design and implement interventions to improve schooling quality, and governments should better engage with the public.
The push to expand charter schools in the U.S. contributed to a robust movement of teachers’ unions and allies demanding a well-resourced public school system.
The turn to private funding of education reduces the responsibility of governments to adequately fund schools and to ensure all children have access to high-quality education programming.
There is outrage over government funding to a private school, but what if the money is used to benefit the wider community?
First, the United Conservative Party lifted the cap on charter schools, and now new legislation has cut school boards out of the process to establish a charter school.
Expansion of voucher programs may leave parents with a choice between sending children to religious schools or public schools stripped of funding.
Neoliberal governments are getting away with cutting public funding to education — by framing education as women’s work that needs a strong managerial hand.
Some parents in Québec are being reimbursed after a ruling that they were overcharged school fees. If taxes cover public schools, should parents have to pay at all?
A federal report reveals that most school districts are failing to inspect their buildings for lead-based paint hazards and, when they do, often fail to tell parents about what they found.
Over the last 150 years, NSW has responded to the demand for public secondary schooling differently from the rest of Australia.
Brazil’s new president was elected on promises to radically restructure Brazil. But proposed education spending cuts and curricular changes have students and teachers marching in the streets.
In calls for dramatic action to overhaul education in the name of improvement and efficiencies, we see the impact of global trends in privatization.
Were the Victorian Greens correct about pubic school funding? We asked the experts to check the numbers.
Recent news that at least one Ontario university adjusts for grade inflation during the undergraduate application process is a call to action – for long-term educational change.