Cristal Joslin

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Motivating the Unmotivated

In his book <i>Dropping Out</i>, Russell Rumberger lays out the societal consequences, including:<p>. . . poor academic performance in middle school and even …

Thousands of primary school children suspended for assaulting adults

Fifty school children a day aged between five and 11 are suspended for assaulting an adult, figures from the Department for Education have revealed<p>Fifty school children aged between 5 and 11 are suspended every day from school for assaulting an adult, official figures have revealed.<p>The findings …

In Search of the Definition of Leadership

What makes a leader? The question is more complex than it looks.<p>Last week, Travis Bradberry (co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and fellow Inc. columnist) started a fascinating and profound conversation on LinkedIn. (You can read the original article here.)<p>What makes someone a leader, …

Black Students In The U.S. Get Criminalized While White Students Get Treatment

The same misbehavior is treated in very different ways.<p>When black and white kids act up or display troubling behavior at schools, teachers and administrators often address it with differing responses split along racial lines, new research shows.<p>Black students are more likely to be punished with …

Education

Sometimes I have to leave work early to pick up my kids. Deal with it

“Never tell anyone you need to leave work early because of your children. Make something up – you, your partner, your dog – but never say it’s your kids.”<p>This was the advice a female colleague whispered to me when I returned to work after having my first child. My son’s childcare centre called me …

Parenting