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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...

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...

Are yoga and mindfulness in schools religious?

Candy Gunther Brown, Indiana University The number of U.S. children age 4 to 17 practicing yoga rose from 2.3% to 8.4% – or from 1.3...

Are America’s teachers really underpaid?

Michael Addonizio, Wayne State University In the spring of 2018, thousands of public school teachers walked out of their classrooms in a half-dozen states, protesting...

We need more teachers of color, so why do we use...

Emery Petchauer, Michigan State University Students of color seldom see teachers who look like them. This is because many aspiring teachers of color are pushed...

America’s schools are crumbling – what will it take to fix...

Michael Addonizio, Wayne State University When I was asked to support a federal lawsuit that says Detroit’s deteriorating schools were having a negative impact on...

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...

3 ways to improve education about slavery in the US

Tiffany Mitchell Patterson, West Virginia University When it comes to teaching students about slavery in the United States, teachers often stumble through the topic. In...

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Why the Fed has no choice but to keep cutting interest...

Andreas Kern, Georgetown University The U.S. Federal Reserve is stuck between an apparently booming economy and a financial crisis that might be right around the...