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What’s behind the teacher strikes: Unions focus on social justice, not...

Rebecca Tarlau, Pennsylvania State University For the past few years I’ve been studying teacher unions and teachers strikes throughout the Americas. My research has taken...

Striking teachers in Denver shut down performance bonuses – here’s how...

Nathan Favero, American University School of Public Affairs Editor’s note: Denver teachers reached a tentative deal on Feb. 14 that ended a three-day strike. Besides raises...

School shooters usually show these signs of distress long before they...

Jillian Peterson, Hamline University and James Densley, Metropolitan State University Two years before he lined his schoolmates up against a classroom wall and...

Foreign language classes becoming more scarce

Kathleen Stein-Smith, Fairleigh Dickinson University Of all the skills that a person could have in today’s globalized world, few serve individuals – and the...

America’s public schools seldom bring rich and poor together – and...

Jack Schneider, University of Massachusetts Lowell Five decades after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., many carry on his legacy through the struggle for...

Fight for federal right to education takes a new turn

Derek W. Black, University of South Carolina A new fight to secure a federal constitutional right to education is spreading across the country. This...

College students with disabilities are too often excluded

Christa Bialka, Villanova University AnnCatherine Heigl, a sophomore at George Mason University, recently attempted to join all eight sororities at her school. All eight turned...

Teacher turnover is a problem – here’s how to fix it

Christopher Redding, University of Florida Each school year, a good portion of parents find out that their child’s teacher is leaving for a job at...

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How an ancient Islamic holiday became uniquely Caribbean

Ken Chitwood, University of Florida A throng of Trinidadians line up along the streets of St. James and Cedros to admire the vibrant floats with...