School Climate & Safety Let Them March: Schools Should Not Censor Students
This week, as students walk out of school to advocate for school safety, they will be protected by the First Amendment, write two university professors.
Classroom Technology Junior Scholars Have Much to Lose—and Gain—From Public Engagement
Young academics interested in becoming public scholars should proceed with caution, writes Seton Hall University’s Robert Kelchen.
Law & Courts How (and When) Researchers Should Speak Truth to Power
Pedro A. Noguera shares the guidelines he uses to decide when he should participate in heated education debates.
Law & Courts Four Prerequisites for a Productive Education Debate
In our hyperpolarized political environment, education scholars should wade into public debates wisely, cautions Patrick J. Wolf.
Law & Courts When Does Scholarship Give Way to Bombast and Bluster?
For education scholars, when does public engagement cross the line into rote partisanship? Rick Hess proposes six steps to make the call.
Law & Courts No, Hate Speech Doesn't Violate the First Amendment
Teachers, take note: Students have some misconceptions about how to combat ideas they don't like, writes one social studies educator.
Families & the Community This Banned Book Week, Teaching Banned Books Isn't Enough
On controversial topics, teachers should focus on not just what they teach, but how they teach it, writes Jonna Perrillo.
Law & Courts Legislative Measures Seek to Protect Student Press
More than a dozen states have been weighing bills to expand free-speech and free-press protections for student journalists and their teacher-advisers.
School & District Management Amid Backlash, Colo. Board Rethinks U.S. History Review
A Jefferson County school board proposal to ensure that U.S. history courses promote citizenship and patriotism and downplay civil disobedience led to weeks of student protests in the suburban Denver district.