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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...

School suspensions don’t stop violence – they help students celebrate it

Charles Bell, Illinois State University When school officials suspend students, the idea is to maintain a safe environment and deter violence and other problematic...

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...

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Coping with change: teaching adaptability will help kids grow

By Andrew Martin, University of Sydney Across a student’s lifetime, their world will change and change again. They’re likely to see industry reshaped, medical advancements,...