People hold a vigil for the victims of the Saugus High School shooting in Santa Clarita, California, in 2019.
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The pandemic largely gave America a reprieve from school shootings. Two criminologists say gun violence could return to America's schools worse than before as in-person classes resume.
Stigma and lack of awareness prevent students from getting food assistance.
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The federal government has temporarily widened eligibility for food assistance to more students. Two scholars argue this needs to be made permanent and be accompanied with an awareness campaign.
Children evacuated from U.K. cities in WWII were taught in churches.
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The history of education in the West is closely associated with Christian religious spaces – from the first cathedral schools to the use of churches to teach children in WWII.
Educators often fail to recognize fathers, a researcher contends.
When children don't live with their fathers, educators often act as if the men don't exist, an expert on child development laments in an essay about why schools must do more to recognize dads.
Striking teachers are increasingly casting their struggle as being part of a broader struggle for social justice.
The teacher strikes that have swept the US represent a new shift in teacher activism that has led teacher unions to align with broader social and racial justice movements, an education scholar says.
Young people with Armenian flags protesting on the Republic Square.
Students from former Soviet countries who study in the US or Europe are more likely to develop liberal political views.
Researchers are taking a close look at “college promise” programs to see if they actually help more students obtain a college education.
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As more "college promise" programs are set up in the United States, researchers will be watching to see which ones do the best job at helping students realize their college dreams.
Most students graduate with a ton of debt, which makes it harder to save for a home or retirement.
More than half of American families aren't able to save a dime to cover the cost of college, and the 529 college savings plan has done almost nothing to change that.
Too sick to attend school in person, but perfectly able to participate with a robot’s help.
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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.
Safety issues on dorms are often not discussed.
Students are going back to their campuses, and ought to be aware of the danger.
Growing numbers of US students are going abroad to study.
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In recent years, a large market in higher education has emerged. From 2.1 million students studying abroad in 2001, the number has gone up to roughly 4.5 million. How is the US faring?
Nature or nurture?
Academically advanced students from countries such as India are spending much more time studying STEM subjects. Should US kids work harder to compete?
Through its higher education system, the US student population is slowly shedding an unfortunate image it may have once had of being rather parochial. The US continues to be the destination of choice for…