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Charter school leaders should talk more about racism

Praising charters for “doing more with less” ignores how racist systems have devalued black communities, starving kids in both traditional and charter schools of resources

The debate over students with disabilities, suspensions and race

New research finds that disabilities might have nothing to do with why black students are suspended more than white students

For safer schools, we need more hugs, not more guns

Students who feel disconnected from their community are more likely to lash out

Students in Julie Needham’s third-grade class work on individual lessons on laptops. (Photo by Jackie Mader)

3 lessons from data on how students are actually using educational apps and software at school

Teachers and students aren't using all the pricey software that school budgets buy, researchers say

New York City Schools Chancellor Harold Levy talks on the phone in his office in downtown Brooklyn, N.Y., Thursday, May 11, 2000. Levy, head of the country's largest school system, is pushing music and poetry in a system plagued with rats, guns and crumbling school buildings.

Remembering former NYC Schools Chancellor Harold Levy: A champion for children and a real mensch

Levy did many things in life, but most loved being chancellor

The number of public school students could fall by more than 8% in a decade

Declining U.S. births and immigration might lead to school closures but could also mean more pre-K spots

Participants celebrate “Selena Day” as part of the Association for the Study of Higher Education annual conference.

Why does pride in blackness provoke such defensiveness?

The resistance to the idea of a woke academy at a higher ed conference shows how far we still have to go

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A high school teacher in New York helps a student during class. Due to its highly interpersonal nature, high school teaching ranks very low on the automation-risk scale.

Teachers of color have increased 162 percent over the past 30 years, but they are also more likely to quit

New data paints a picture of an increasingly unstable teaching force of rookies

A man watches an artificial intelligence (AI) news anchor from a state-controlled news broadcaster, on his computer in Beijing on November 9, 2018. - China's state-controlled news broadcasters have long been considered somewhat robotic in their daily recitation of pro-government propaganda, and a pair of new presenters will do little to dispel that view.

The future includes good (human) teachers

Some things just can’t be automated, and a teacher who makes you think is one of them

Studious friends and roommates might lead to higher grades in college

Researchers quantify how good study habits spread among college students

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