03 novembre 2018

Making college more affordable

The ConversationA college education has many funders. Federal and state governments provide support, as do the institutions of higher education themselves. More...

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School safety commission should not worry about violence in entertainment media

The ConversationI’m a psychologist who has studied violent media for 15 years and published dozens of studies on the topic in peer-reviewed journals. More...

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Growth mindset interventions yield impressive results

The ConversationA growth mindset is the belief that intellectual abilities are not fixed, but can be developed. Do students who are taught a growth mindset earn higher grades and test scores. More...

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Why Trump’s proposal to merge the departments of Labor and Education should fail

The ConversationMost people go to school with the expectation that it will lead to a job. If this is the case, then it makes no sense for the federal government to have separate departments for schools and jobs. Or so goes the logic behind the Trump administration’s proposal to create a Department of Education and the Workforce that merges the federal Education and Labor departments. More...

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Teachers’ activism will survive the Janus Supreme Court ruling

The ConversationThe Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Janus v. AFSCME 31 will hurt public employee unions in both membership and funding. More...

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State takeovers of schools are about political power, not school improvement

The ConversationWhen states take over local school districts – like they’ve done or are trying to do in Kentucky, Georgia and Mississippi – school improvement is typically the stated objective. More...

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Considering race in college admissions – 3 questions answered

The ConversationOn July 3, the Trump administration announced it will reverse several policy memos outlining how colleges and universities can use race as a factor in admissions. More...

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When race triggers a call to campus police

The ConversationOn a beautiful spring afternoon on a picturesque college campus, two campus police officers responded to a black professor’s “good afternoon” with a request to see his identification. More...

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Six ways that tablets really can transform teaching

The ConversationHinds is right to see the potential that technology has to transform teaching and learning. High quality educational apps available on smart phones and tablets really can help raise attainment, and provide a unique learning experience. More...

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University rankings: how do they compare and what do they mean for students?

The ConversationThe UK’s elite institutions, Oxford and Cambridge, continue to occupy the top two posts in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings And many other UK universities also appear in the annual list of “world class” universities. More...

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