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Why hip-hop belongs in today’s classrooms

Nolan Jones, Mills College When Cassie Crim, a high school math teacher in Joliet, Illinois, introduced herself to her advanced algebra students in 2017, she...

School resource officers aren’t arrested often – but when they are,...

F. Chris Curran, University of Florida The presence of law enforcement in schools – better known as school resource officers – has become increasingly common....

Like ‘Little Women,’ books by Zitkála-Šá and Taha Hussein are classics

Sheila Cordner, Boston University I’m a scholar of literature who spends a lot of time thinking about why certain stories continue to be revisited, and...

How universal childhood trauma screenings could backfire

David Finkelhor, University of New Hampshire It is well established that child maltreatment and other childhood adversities are associated with poor outcomes later on in...

Beyond fact-checking: 5 things schools should do to foster news literacy

Seth Ashley, Boise State University When it comes to news literacy, schools often emphasize fact-checking and hoax-spotting. But as I argue in my new book,...

Why the nation should screen all students for trauma like California...

Sunny Shin, Virginia Commonwealth University As the first person to hold the new role of Surgeon General of California, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris is pushing...

Democratic candidates want to boost school funding – research shows that...

Derek W. Black, University of South Carolina With few exceptions, the various Democratic plans for public education share a common theme: more funding, less privatizing. Candidates...

How much of a difference does the number of kids in...

Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Northwestern University Chicago’s teachers went on strike in October, suspending instruction for the city’s public school students for 11 days. Educators in the...

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James Kuzner, Brown University For a lecture course I teach at Brown University called “Love Stories,” we begin at the beginning, with love at first...

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