Tag: schools

Students at the Center

All educators are teachers of language—and engaging students in thinking about language, themselves, and society is an invaluable methodology that can confront dominant linguistic...

Decision to Permit Public Funding of Religious Schools Sparks Outcry

Following the Supreme Court’s 6–3 decision in Carson v. Makin, a case brought on behalf of those seeking public tuition for students to attend...

Malaysia govt seeks to introduce Tamil language in schools

In Malaysia, the government is looking into introducing Tamil language as an additional subject in secondary schools across the country.  According to Prime Minister Anwar...

Canada: Filipino language courses introduced to B.C. schools

In Vancouver B.C., public school students at Sir Charles Tupper Secondary will soon have access to Filipino language courses, after the city’s school board...

Opinion: Listen to Teachers

As teachers and students prepare for the new...

Concern Grows Over School Staff Shortages

A new national survey finds deep public concern about the K–12 school workforce—83% of Americans express concerns about public school staff shortages, while 81%...

Cardona Stresses Equity in Rescue Funding

As the Department of Education releases $122 billion directly to states as part of the American Rescue Plan, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona is...

Botswana to Introduce Swahili Language in Local Schools

Botswana plans to introduce Swahili language in the southern African country’s local schools, according to Fidelis Molao, the country’s minister of basic education. Speaking...

Teachers Union Releases Plan for Reopening Schools

The American Federation of Teachers, the 1.7-million member teachers union has released a plan for how and when schools should safely reopen. The 20-page...

1.3 Billion Students Still Affected by Closures

According to UNESCO, 200 million students have gone back to school in the last two weeks, as schools reopen progressively across the globe. As...
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