Howard Stevenson delivered the keynote address at the African American Museum of Philadelphia on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, reflecting on “the emotional costs of activism and being on the front lines.”
Richard Ingersoll’s findings—that students perform better on state tests when teachers have a leadership role in decision making in their school—are cited in this article that explores hybrid roles for teachers as leaders of other teachers.
Joni Finney discusses the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (Prosper) Act, saying it could result in “many scams that will take advantage of students and the federal aid dollars of the federal government.”Marsha Richardson shares how to be mindful and be emotionally healthy.
Pam Grossman is cited for having shown that teachers can learn about teaching when their colleagues act in the role of students.
Jonathan Zimmerman suggests that across the political spectrum, Americans are distrusting college and universities; he offers three suggestions for improvement.
Matthew Steinberg and Johanna Lacoe’s new study on the academic and behavioral consequences of discipline policy reform is discussed in this opinion piece.
Ryan Baker discusses how AI-based tutoring systems are allowing the majority of students to proceed at their own pace, while freeing up teachers to work with individual students.
Laura Perna discusses whether free college programs can make colleges more affordable and increase college attainment.
Richard Ingersoll comments on teacher retention, in particular, the importance of teachers being treated as professionals and having a voice in school-wide decisions.
Joni Finney comments on the GOP’s endowment tax proposal and says that schools may resort to increases in tuition in order to pay the tax.
Laura Perna discusses the impact of the recent change to the tax code on students, colleges, and higher education as a whole.
Marybeth Gasman explains the rationale behind NFL’s donation as a commitment to social change for African-Americans.
Marybeth Gasman is quoted about the impact of the Higher Education Act on colleges that are educating low-income students.
Jonathan Zimmerman comments on the idea of conducting discussions about relationships in classrooms.
Annie McKee explains the five most common traps that hold people back from happiness.
Joni Finney comments on how higher education has benefited from tax exemptions but may need to regroup on how more of their resources can benefit lower-income students.
Marybeth Gasman suggests that in order to turn around a struggling institution, you have to take big risks.
Daniel Wagner explains why the recent withdraw of the U.S from UNESCO is concerning.
Harris Sokoloff and Jonathan Zimmerman discuss the recent event “Can We Talk? Political Dialogue in Donald Trump’s America.”
Rand Quinn shares his opinion about what is needed for the School District of Philadelphia.
Sigal Ben-Porath participates in a discussion on issues such as trigger warnings, safe spaces, and first amendment rights on college campuses.
Jonathan Zimmerman writes about why it is important for educators to initiate conversations about sexual harassment.
James Lytle comments on the expected educational progress at Kenderton Elementary.
Annie McKee’s book “How To Be Happy At Work” features techniques for finding happiness at work.
Marybeth Gasman comments on a recent ruling by Judge Catherine Blake and discusses the importance of government funding in supporting HBCUs.
Howard Stevenson comments on Forward Promise’s partnership with nine organizations that focus on supporting boys and young men of color after trauma.
Laura Perna shares her research on the role of public policy on college access and success.
Joni Finney comments on strategies for institutions to maintain enrollment when facing a shrinking number of recent high school graduates.
Richard Ingersoll shares his research about how the inclusion of teachers in decision-making has a positive impact on student performance.
Marybeth Gasman comments on the increasing enrollment of freshmen at HBCUs.