Education

Issues regarding access and representation in education and academia.

Protecting Disabled Students’ Legal Recourse Against Discrimination
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Protecting Disabled Students’ Legal Recourse Against Discrimination

The outcome of the Perez v. Sturgis Public Schools case will affect the redress disabled students have in resolving disability rights violations from schools.

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2400 1500 Dominique Stewart
Year in Review: Depolarizing the Classroom
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Year in Review: Depolarizing the Classroom

The classroom has become the battleground for the country’s most polarizing and pertinent issues.

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2400 1597 Dominique Stewart
We Can’t End Affirmative Action Without Fixing Racial Biases in Education
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We Can’t End Affirmative Action Without Fixing Racial Biases in Education

Dismantling affirmative action can reduce collective accountability from institutions to ensure the inclusion of marginalized communities.

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2400 1600 Nicole Cardoza
The 1619 Project and Correcting U.S. History
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The 1619 Project and Correcting U.S. History

Since its publication, the 1619 Project has been challenged by conservatives for attempting to fix the historical whitewashing of American slavery.

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1280 853 Andrew Lee
Supporting Restorative Justice in Schools
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Supporting Restorative Justice in Schools

Instead of detention, suspension, or expulsion, restorative justice addresses the root of the harm via collaboration.

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2400 1589 Team ARD
How Islamophobia Silently Affects Muslim Students
A person sits in an empty classroom with headphones around their neck as they work. Partial calendar of the month is drawn on the dry eraser board behind them.

How Islamophobia Silently Affects Muslim Students

While some Islamophobic attacks get media attention, everyday bigotry is normalized in many spaces, including schools.

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2400 1559 Anmol Irfan
Extreme Heat and the Push to Get Air Conditioning into Schools
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Extreme Heat and the Push to Get Air Conditioning into Schools

Teachers are fundraising to get air conditioning into their classrooms due to record heat waves and inadequate educational infrastructure.

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2400 1611 Nicole Cardoza
Critical Race Theory, Explained
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Critical Race Theory, Explained

Critical race theory bans and the efforts to censor conservations about race, sexuality, and gender in the U.S. education system

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2400 1600 Andrew Lee
The Value of a College Degree in U.S. Society
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The Value of a College Degree in U.S. Society

As degrees become a requirement in the U.S. workforce, student loan debt becomes an unavoidable threat to financial freedom.

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2400 1600 Dominique Stewart
Underfunded and Devalued: Mismanaging the Teacher Retention Crisis
A teacher crouches down next to a young student sitting at a yellow desk. They look at a work assignment.

Underfunded and Devalued: Mismanaging the Teacher Retention Crisis

Thousands of educator vacancies remain open ahead of the new school year as the teacher retention crisis remains unaddressed.

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2400 1353 Dominique Stewart