Challenges lie ahead, but the resounding defeat of a higher-ed ban is just the latest win for ethnic studies.
Employers want workers who can speak another language, but lack of support at the K12 level has led to declining levels of proficiency among adults.
Hundreds of U.S. faculty, including NEA members, have been reported to Professor Watchlist, a right-wing web site that identifies ‘radical’ professors.
“If you’re involved in the struggle, there always remains the capacity to win,” says Ibram X. Kendi of the University of Florida.
As the focus on sexual assault intensifies, affirmative consent education is taking root on college campuses – and may soon extend to high schools.
Once reserved for struggling or reluctant readers, graphic novels have moved to the forefront of instructional materials – and onto banned-book lists.
With a mixture of empathy, flexibility, and brain-based strategies, trauma-informed educators are giving students the support they need.
As more students struggle with “food insecurity,” the number of campus-based food banks has shot up.
Calhoun County used to “take care of their own.” Something changed, and educators decided that they needed a stronger voice for their students.
Fostering a “growth mindset” in students can be rewarding, but it could just be another way to blame them for problems that are institutionalized.