Equity & Diversity Opinion The ‘Great Replacement Theory’ Is a Lie. It's Also a Threat to Schools
The conspiracy espoused by the Buffalo shooting suspect is of particular concern for schools, writes Jonathan E. Collins.
Equity & Diversity A School Openly Discusses Race in a State That Bans It
At Millwood High School, discussions on race are everywhere, and students say the lessons are essential.
School Climate & Safety Responding to Student Threats: Schools Wrestle With How to Prevent Violence
The Buffalo shooting suspect made a threat at school last year, but wasn't flagged under the state's red flag law.
Teaching Profession Opinion Short On Substitute Teachers? Here's Something States Can Do
Student teachers can make good substitutes, but the rules often don't allow them to step in, write two researchers.
States Opinion Searching for Common Ground: The Parental-Rights Bill, aka the 'Don’t Say Gay’ Bill
Rick and USC dean Pedro Noguera discuss Florida's law curbing gender and sexuality talk and its impact on students, teachers, and parents.
Social Studies Florida Governor Signs Bill Mandating Communism Lessons in Class
Florida teachers will be required to teach on communist leaders and how people suffered under those regimes on “Victims of Communism Day.”
Student Well-Being Anti-Vaccine Ideology Gains Ground as Lawmakers Seek to Erode Rules for Kids’ Shots
Experts say the movement has gained momentum amid the pandemic, boosting the reach of high-profile anti-vaccine activists.
States How Laws on Race, Sexuality Could Clash With Culturally Responsive Teaching
Critical race theory and culturally responsive teaching are not the same thing. But bans of one could impact the other.
Equity & Diversity What's Driving the Push to Restrict Schools on LGBTQ Issues?
A confluence of factors have resulted in a wave of legislation this year targeted at classroom discussions on gender and sexuality.
Law & Courts Is Florida's 'Don't Say Gay Law' Legal? A New Lawsuit Argues No
Activists say the law violates LGBTQ students' constitutional rights.
States Beyond 'Don't Say Gay': Other States Seek to Limit LGBTQ Youth, Teaching
Legislators want to ban lessons on LGBTQ communities and require teachers to tell parents when students want their pronouns changed.
School & District Management Opinion Two Competing Visions for Education Are Tearing Us Apart
Should we prioritize equity or accountability? SEL or school choice? The real answer lies with communication and collaboration.
Curriculum Opinion Ignoring Racism in Schools Actually Increases Prejudice
Good intentions aren't enough to address race and racism in schools; good practice is.
Equity & Diversity Here's What Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' and Anti-'Woke' Bills Actually Say
Two controversial bills involving instruction on issues including race and sexuality have been widely publicized and often mischaracterized.