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Navigating a sea of words: An assessment of academic conversation
Navigating a sea of words: An assessment of academic conversation
The use of structured academic conversation in the classroom is becoming more sophisticated. However, many teachers are either still unsure about how to assess the quality of the conversations. How do we know the students are talking about germane cont...
Where is the talk about public education?
Where is the talk about public education?
When election time rolls around, candidates spar over a wide range of issues. However, it is rather strange to see the absence of heated discussion about public education in this year's presidential race. Furthermore, there are two distinct trends we n...
10 universities that attract the most international students
10 universities that attract the most international students
The number of international students continues to grow at many colleges and universities across the U.S. A study from the Institute of International Education finds that the number of international students at U.S. colleges and universities increased b...
Feds investigate Memphis school district over migrant bias
Feds investigate Memphis school district over migrant bias
The largest public school district in Tennessee is under a federal civil rights investigation into bias allegations surrounding district officials' treatment of migrant children from Central America and their parents, U.S. Department of Education offic...