Matthew Steinberg is mentioned here regarding how some of the largest school districts in the United States have implemented policy reforms to curtail the use of suspension and other approaches to discipline.
“We hope communities and states can use this data to inform decisions about designing and structuring College Promise programs,” said Laura Perna, after the recent launch of the online College Promise database.
Marybeth Gasman comments on the recent appointments of black presidents at predominantly white colleges.
Peter shares his expertise on the baseline fundamentals, performance, and culture of boards.
Richard Ingersoll talks about the difficulty of closing the gap between the numbers of minority students and minority teachers.
The Center for Minority Serving Institutions and the Council on International Exchange have partnered up to increase study abroad participation at MSIs. Marybeth Gasman said, "...we don’t have enough students from minority-serving institutions that are studying abroad. We are trying to fundamentally change that..."
"That's precisely what our free-speech debate needs right now: more fuss from the faculty. Free speech should be an academic question, not an administrative one. The real question is whether we'll step up to answer it," says Jonathan Zimmerman.
Marybeth Gasman's widely discussed The Hechinger Report article on why universities don't hire more faculty of color is mentioned in this piece on diversifying the faculty.
Joan Goodman writes about no-excuses charter schools' promotion of joyous learning and offers reservations to the idea of educators artificially manufacturing emotional states in students.
Bobbi Kurshan shares what features teachers and district officials most often seek when choosing digital content to use in the classroom.
Jonathan Zimmerman says that the Trump candidacy has played a large role in triggering prejudiced episodes in public schools. "It's made lots of people and their kids feel more free to express certain bigoted ideas."
Alan Ruby discusses the effects globalization and political volatility have on postsecondary institutions.
Rand Quinn offers insights on the nature of the debate on charter schools versus public schools.
"Teaching has always been a poorly paid profession, particularly considering its educational requirements and responsibilities. Part of the reason for the lower pay is that at the dawn of the modern public-school system, teaching was considered 'women’s work,' and thus the second income in families," according to Richard Ingersoll.
Marybeth Gasman writes about the reactions she received by people who read her essay from The Washington Post regarding why universities don't hire faculty of color.
Donald Trump's comments about women are dominating the news this weekend. But Shaun Harper writes in the Washington Post that this is a much bigger problem than Trump.
Parents, teachers and counselors alike need to talk with children of all ages about the kind of weight bullying happening in the Trump campaign, says Linda Lucker Leibowitz.
"I believe it is critically the role of the librarians to train students with the skill to say, 'Okay, let's look at what makes the information good information'," says Eleni Miltsakaki.
Jonathan Zimmerman pens an op-ed about having conversations about Islam in the classroom.
Shaun Harper comments on a school’s reaction to a student’s depiction of racism in America.
Peter Eckel describes the wrong questions that institutional boards often ask themselves, as well as those they should ask but frequently don't.
“If this can happen at the level of preschool, perhaps it could happen at other levels as well," said Howard Stevenson, commenting on a new study that implicit racial bias begins in preschool.
Citing Joni Finney's recent report that found that investment in merit aid is outpacing need-based aid, this AP piece discusses the reasons why colleges and universities are increasing merit aid to attract students from wealthier backgrounds.
Marybeth Gasman shares her thoughts on the reasons why more faculty of color are not being hired by colleges.
Matthew Steinberg's new Chicago study found teacher evaluation reform could improve the overall quality of teachers.
Richard Ingersoll is quoted about teacher retention and minority teacher recruitment.
Jonathan Zimmerman writes that colleges should advise students to limit their digital technology use in the classrooms and dorms.
Joni Finney's College Affordability Diagnosis is cited in this article on Southern universities and colleges disproportionate loss of funding and students.
Shaun Harper comments on the effects on Black and Latino 11th graders of statewide mandatory ACT testing.