Education

Schools Must Teach Students How to Recognize Fake News

Social media is flooded with fake news. The sheer amount of misinformation, disinformation and propaganda online makes it nearly impossible to avoid or track.

STEM At Risk? Higher Ed Must Heed Humanities Warnings

Humanists have long understood themselves as the canary in the coal mine of higher education. …

Brown Vs. Board: Our Role in Achieving Integrated and Equitable Schools

May 17, 2024 marked the 70th anniversary of the groundbreaking Supreme Court case, Brown Vs.…

Follow up in Higher Ed: Responses to DEI Attacks Require Deep Support

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and access initiatives continue to be under attack in many states, including Illinois, Texas, Florida, Tennessee, as well as…

Why cultivating mutual respect in elementary schools is so important to preserving democracy

Election year or not, the dissolution of respect in our society is as obvious as…

Teen’s Hair Threatens White Supremacy, not Education

High school student Darryl George has been kept from school, suspended for months because he…

Black Lives (don’t) Matter in Higher Education

As a Black tenure-track professor, I was surprised when I walked onto my current campus and realized…

Equipping Educators for the Age of Artificial Intelligence

According to a recent survey conducted by the Cengage Group and Bay View Analytics, a mere 16% of educators feel…

Dialectical Thinking, Love Ethics, and Enduring a Strike

The climate at California State Universities is uneasy. Collective bargaining negotiations between the California Faculty…

Diversity has become a dirty word, and not because it deserves to be.

The new year started with this lesson. Claudine Gay, the first Black woman president of…

You Shouldn’t Have to Pay for Your College Rape

Last month, Senator Tim Kaine introduced the SUCCESS Act, to support student survivors of sexual assault and…

Same Song, Different Dance: Name, Image, and Likeness Disguised as College Athlete Empowerment

As Sunday night football returns to television sets and streaming platforms, football has seen a dramatic…

Affirmative Action Reboot: Make Admissions More Fair This Year

Just over 20 years ago as a new Cambridge University graduate, I got on a…

For anyone who loves picture books!

As a child, I hardly ever read a book that had a main (or even…

Cultural Competency in Special Education is Needed to Handle Differing Cultural Assumptions Around Disability

At my sons’ annual school planning meeting 20 years ago, I sat quietly as the…