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 …

Teaching

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 …

Sociology
Leadership

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

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 suspensions, expulsions or referrals to law enforcement, a …

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

The worst advice I ever got was to lie about having to leave work to care for my children. As the Supporting Working Parents website is launched, it’s time to start talking<p>“Never tell anyone you need to leave work early because of your children. Make something up – you, your partner, your dog – but …