The practice is ineffective and damaging, but many states are holding on tight to corporal punishment. Some students more than others are paying the price.
School bullying inflicts wounds that may surpass the trauma caused by childhood abuse and exposure to neighborhood violence.
Fostering a “growth mindset” in students can be rewarding, but it could just be another way to blame them for problems that are institutionalized.
Black girls make up 16% of girls in U.S. public schools, but 42% of girls’ expulsions. What are the forces that have made these students targets?
Pronouncing students’ names incorrectly is a slight that can isolate students and affect learning. A new campaign is raising awareness of this often-neglected issue.
The results speak for themselves: In-school suspensions at piloted schools dropped by 70 percent. Out-of-school suspensions dropped by 77 percent.
While progress is being made in reducing harassment or bullying in schools, some data may be too good to be true.
A new Mexican-American Studies textbook highlights how politics and the “white redemption narrative” block diverse perspectives in the classroom.
It doesn’t take a hero to integrate the cultures and views of students into the learning experience, says Dr. Christopher Emdin.
What it’s like to be on the receiving end of slurs and stereotyping, and what educators can do about it.