By Suzie Boss

Suzie Boss
The American Statistical Association, in collaboration with others, aims to introduce statistical problem solving to students starting in fourth grade.

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By Colleen Flaherty

English departments at U. of Maryland and elsewhere respond to drop-offs — some of them steep — in English majors.

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By Kaitlin Mulhere

Survey documents extreme pressures on students who lack legal grounds to reside in the U.S., but who are still achieving academically.

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By Scott Jaschik

A black student at Yale is detained — and his father, a New York Times columnist, goes public, adding to the debate over whether black people are treated fairly by campus police.

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By Jake New

Survey finds that U.S. students from majority religions feel more support on campuses than those from minority faith traditions — and that very few students are frequently engaged in organized interfaith activities.

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By Scott Jaschik

Federal judge rules that public colleges cannot bar leafleting by groups whose views contradict anti-bias policies.

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By Colleen Flaherty

Association of American Colleges and Universities session focuses on what happens when institutions move beyond a basic teaching-scholarship-service model of faculty assessment.

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By Matt Reed

Reflections amid turbulence.

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By Joshua Kim

An opportunity for leadership.

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By Katy Meyers Emery

The first in a series of posts about teaching your own class for the first time.

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By Susan O’Doherty

When and how to answer back.

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By Bob Lenz

Bob Lenz
The change that the Common Core demands from us is considerable, but it’s not radical.

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By Matthew Davis – 163004

Matt Davis
Edutopia blogger Matt Davis has curated a list of resources for parents for using mobile devices and apps with children, tweens, and teens.

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By Frances Peacock – 46030

Frances Peacock
One first grade teacher suggests that we can spot future Supreme Court Justices in six-year-olds willing to shoulder serious responsibility — like washing the board.

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By John Warner

I don’t think I’m going to get invited to speak at ASU any time soon.

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By Ry Rivard

Governor Jerry Brown, a Cal alum, says “normal” students can’t get into the university anymore. Why? Some blame Brown’s budgets.

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By Carl Straumsheim

The complainant in the sexual harassment case involving a prominent MIT emeritus professor speaks out about what legal experts called an “unprecedented” event for MOOCs.

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By Jake New

Three colleges sued over charges that they were limiting free speech rights have settled by paying out funds and changing policies.

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By Colleen Flaherty

Arizona State, facing criticism, agrees to pay more to some composition instructors assigned extra sections. But the university refused to back down on courseloads that violate disciplinary standards.

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By Colleen Flaherty

Association of American Colleges and Universities highlights integrative liberal learning at annual meeting. But what is it?

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By Eric Stoller

A request to administrators.

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By Katie Shives

How applying principles of project management can help keep dissertation work on track.

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By Joshua Kim

When free is problematic.

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By Barbara Fister

As a vote looms over the new Framework for Information Literacy, plus ├ža change,

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By Lee Skallerup Bessette

When things change.

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By Rosemarie Emanuele

The death of a former student.

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By Anne OBrien

Anne OBrien
With National School Counseling Week the first week of February, find out ways administrators, teachers, parents, and students can honor and celebrate school counselors.

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By Jennifer-Ngandu-903531

Jennifer Ng’andu
Instead of punitive discipline that limits students’ potential, we must adopt a more holistic approach and address the life circumstances that are causing their behavior.

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Explore a curated list of Super Bowl lesson plans and resources from around the web.

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By TechChef4u-901226

Lisa Johnson
Personalize your PD by using tools like Google Forms, Padlet, and Nearpod to learn what teachers already know and what they need to know.

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