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.
This article by Time cites Shaun Harper's report that examined disciplinary action in 13 states, finding that black students are suspended and expelled at much higher rates than their percentage of the student population.
Yasmin Kafai will help design an educational version of the Microbial Design Studio, a new genetic engineering machine, for high schools and community colleges.
In this podcast, Nelson Flores says Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine's fluency in Spanish appeals more to white liberals than Latino voters.
Nelson Flores says bilingual education, once opposed in America's recent past, is "now... framed as something that's good for all children—something that can help people get jobs as part of the global economy."
Pam Grossman discusses educational disruption's potential consequences for children, and offered ideas for research-supported reform in education.
Finney said Clinton needs to get state support for college affordability proposal.
Jonathan Supovitz explains the reasons why Common Core's future is looking more and more uncertain.
"I think...both Senator Sanders and Secretary Clinton understood this is a movement to be taken seriously," says Shaun Harper in a video report.
"You can call Philadelphia and they'll say they've had shortages all year," says Richard Ingersoll, "[b]ut call up Lower Merion and they'll say they have a waiting list three miles long."
“They came; they conquered very little; and now they face substantially diminished prospects,” says Bob Zemsky.