Multilingual conversation.

Is Bilingual Education Returning?

The U.S. Department of Education now recognizes biliteracy as a mark of educational excellence, which may mean that bilingual education is coming back.
Children playing in the schoolyard during recess.

Recess Matters

As schools cut recess from the curriculum, more and more research suggests that it's a vital part of a child's day.
Hillary Clinton Speaking

On Men and Women’s Public Speech

What we call “eloquence” in public speech is, essentially, code for values associated with masculinity. 
Libby Adler with Julian Denver CO Jul 28, 1943 Libby and Julian Adler enjoying romantic times. Collection of The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford

The Urban-Rural Happiness Gradient

People with higher IQs may be happier in the city; they can adjust to the faster pace and more complex lifestyle there.
Bilinguals

Bilinguals Do It Better

Recent research by Katherine Kinzler adds to the plethora of evidence that bilinguals enjoy mental advantages.
Police officer Peter Liang leaves the courtroom at the end of the day in his trial on charges in the shooting death of Akai Gurley, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at Brooklyn Supreme court in New York. Jurors are scheduled to start discussing their views of Liang’s actions as soon as Tuesday. Closing arguments are expected in the morning, and deliberations are likely to begin in the afternoon. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

The “Model Minority” Myth and the Hidden Discrimination of Asian Americans

Identifying Asian Americans as a "model minority" often erases the continued discrimination faced by Asians in America. 
Graduates during commencement.

Does More Education Mean Higher Pay?

High school graduation rates sky-rocketed in the 1930s, but as more educated people flooded the job market, pay and opportunities plateaued. 
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Rethinking College Admissions

It’s news to precisely no one that college admissions still favor the rich. A number of studies in recent years have explored the process.
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The Battle Over Sex Ed in Anaheim in the 1960s

The fear of communism seemed inextricably tied to protests over Anaheim's sex ed program in the 1960s. 

How Schools Can Better Protect Athletes Suffering From Concussions

An estimated 300,000 sports-related concussions occur in the U.S. annually. Here are some tips schools can use to minimize its impact on students.