22 avril 2018

Why child care costs more than college tuition – and how to make it more affordable

The ConversationAmid the continually rising cost of tuition, the idea of free college has received growing attention over the past few years. For instance, from 2014 to 2017, 35 states took up 80 bills related to free college. More...

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A school resource officer in every school?

The ConversationLess than three weeks after a school resource officer stopped an armed teen who shot two students at a Maryland high school, lawmakers in Maryland voted to expand law enforcement presence in schools statewide. More...

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Colleges must confront sexual assault and sexual harassment head on

The ConversationIn the past month the National Science Foundation and a bipartisan group of U.S. senators both introduced measures that would require higher education leaders to review and report cases of sexual assault and harassment on their campuses. More...

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Harvard sexual harassment case scars the institution as well as victims

The ConversationIn the wake of recent #MeToo revelations, Harvard University has begun to take action against a tenured professor whom the university found guilty of sexual harassment in the 1980s and who now stands accused of harassing women undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff for four decades. More...

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Does wearing a school uniform improve student behavior?

The ConversationAccording to the US Department of Education, wearing a uniform can decrease the risk of violence and theft, instill discipline and help school officials recognize intruders who come to the school. More...

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Why double-majors might beat you out of a job

The ConversationNew research we conducted recently shows that double majors fare better in another way as well: They are more innovative. More...

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Active shooter drills may reshape how a generation of students views school

The ConversationRecent school shootings and the March for Our Lives rallies held in cities around the world on March 24 have rekindled debates over how to keep students safe. More...

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Federal spending bill deals blow to school safety research

The ConversationLong before the current state of heightened attention to school shootings, my colleagues and I began a two-year study of school safety and the role of law enforcement officers in public schools. More...

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This ‘Final Four’ takes place over the board – with talent from around the world

The ConversationWhile millions of Americans plan to watch the Final Four of college basketball on TV this weekend, I plan to check out a livestream of the Final Four of College Chess. More...

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Much of what you think you know about Linda Brown – a central figure in Brown v. Board of Education – is wrong

The ConversationAs the nation commemorates the life of Linda Brown Thompson – the public face of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case – Brown is being celebrated as a heroic young girl from Topeka who “brought a case that ended segregation in public schools in America.”
But the story behind the historic Supreme Court case, as I plan to show in my forthcoming book, “Blacks Against Brown: The Black Anti-Integration Movement in Topeka, Kansas, 1941-1954,” is much more complex than the highly inaccurate but often-repeated tale about the case. More...

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