The state takeover of Houston public schools is about more than school improvement

When the state of Texas took over Houston’s public school district on March 15, 2023, it made the district one of more than 100 school districts in the nation that have experienced similar state takeovers during the past 30 years.

By Domingo Morel Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Service, New York University 12 days ago

Florida will no longer ask high school athletes about their menstrual cycles, but many states still do – here are 3 reasons why that’s problematic

Concerns are being raised across the U.S. about whether schools have a right to compel female athletes to provide information about their menstrual cycles.

By Lindsey Darvin Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Syracuse University & David Schultz Professor of Political Science, Hamline University & Tia Spagnuolo Doctoral Student in Community Research and Action, Binghamton University, State University of New York about 1 month ago

Nurturing creativity in a world of conformity: Sir Ken Robinson's message for change

"We Don't Grow Into Creativity, We Grow Out of It." As a renowned creativity expert, Sir Ken highlights the difference between the creative mindset of children and adults, and argues that the loss of our natural creative capacities is largely due to the way we are educated.

By Lindelwa Masuku about 1 month ago

South Africa’s dysfunctional universities: the consequences of corrupt decisions

What happens when those responsible for managing universities cannot trust each other to act with integrity? In a nutshell, as I discuss in my new book, Corrupted: A study of chronic dysfunction in South African universities, dysfunction is the consequence.

By Jonathan Jansen, Stellenbosch University about 2 months ago

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