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He Dares Call It Treason

Even if the president is semi-joking, that doesn’t make his accusations against Democrats and an FBI agent any less dangerous.<p>Donald Trump has often had harsh words for his critics, even calling them “un-American,” but on Monday, he ratcheted that up significantly while talking about the State of …

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Can We Teach Acceptance and Compassion or Only Mandate It?

It is the one-sided approach to curriculum that allows the avoidance of helping students understand the experience of 'the other'. It is in these …

A New Leader in the Push for Diversity of Thought on Campus

Professor Debra Mashek is leaving a tenured job at Harvey Mudd College to lead Heterodox Academy.<p>As of this year, more than 1,500 college professors and a couple hundred graduate students have joined Heterodox Academy, a nonprofit founded in 2015 on the premise that research and teaching suffer …

An 'inspirational' head teacher is helping this Bransholme school thrive

An “inspirational” head teacher’s “relentless determination” is seeing pupils at a Bransholme primary school excel.<p>Teaching at St James’ Church of …

Lake Oswego Junior High School students walkout in response to racist note

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. – About half the students at Lake Oswego Junior High School walked out of class Monday, protesting bullying and discrimination on …

Impressive New Video Series On “Courageous Conversations About Race in Education”

The National Network of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY) has just unveiled an impressive video series, along with a discussion guide and other …

What Kids Are Really Learning About Slavery

A new report finds that the topic is mistaught and often sentimentalized—and students are alarmingly misinformed as a result.<p>A class of middle-schoolers in Charlotte, North Carolina, was asked to cite “four reasons why Africans made good slaves.” Nine third-grade teachers in suburban Atlanta …