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  • 16 Dec 2021
    Hansjorg Dilger

    Learning Values and Inequalities in Religiously Diverse Societies

    How do young people learn and embody moral values in multireligious societies? How do Christian and Muslim schools establish and reproduce social inequalities? In my book I argue that faith-oriented schools play an important role not only in negotiating but also producing and reifying socio-religious differences in contemporary, pluralistic societies. My anthropological study focuses on […]

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  • 23 Apr 2021
    Michalinos Zembylas

    Affect, Right-Wing Populism and Education

    The electoral victory of Donald Trump in the United States in 2016, Brexit in the same year, and particularly the emergence of right-wing populist movements in Europe (e.g., France, Germany, Austria, Hungary) and other parts of the world (e.g., India, Turkey, the Philippines) during the last few years have revived academic and public discussions about […]

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  • 26 Nov 2020
    Liz Jackson

    Can Feeling Good Make People Morally Good?

    The rise of COVID has exacerbated a recent sense of global crisis, with economic, political, and environmental aspects. Individuals experience such pressures as personal challenges to well-being. These conditions are also a factor in schools teaching for social and emotional learning, character education, and other lessons about attitudes and feelings. Such education aims to help […]

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  • 16 Sep 2020
    Marius R. Busemeyer, Julian L. Garritzmann, Erik Neimanns

    Education amidst Covid-19

    Covid-19 is challenging education provision around the globe. Here's how public opinion has affected the capacity of education systems to cope with the pandemic

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  • 23 Apr 2020
    Charlotte Markey

    Why You Should Share ‘The Body Image Book for Girls’ With Your Daughter

    (Or granddaughter, sister, patient, client, student or friend) The Body Image Book for Girls is out September 10th, 2020. Read more about the book here! Conventional wisdom suggests that parents should sit their kids down before they are teenagers for “the talk.” The birds, the bees, relationships, and safe sex should all be on the […]

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  • 17 Apr 2020
    Ursula Hackett

    Private School Choice: How to Win Big

    Imagine you’re a policymaker who wants to expand parental choice of private education. You’re not alone: sixty school voucher programs operate across the United States, offering hundreds of thousands of families the money to pay for private school tuition. Virtually all of them were created in the last two decades. What explains this explosive recent […]

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  • 20 Feb 2020
    Kathleen H. Corriveau, Samuel Ronfard, Lucas Payne Butler

    Children and adults’ questions matter for cognitive development

    Anyone who has been around young children knows that they are inquisitive. They are constantly exploring and trying new things. They ask a lot of questions – indeed some research has shown that by the time they are in preschool, they ask about 72 questions per hour – or over one per minute! Young children’s […]

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  • 14 Nov 2019
    Matt Grossmann

    Did Conservatives Transform State Education Policy?

    2020 Democratic presidential candidates are attacking charter schools, education vouchers, and test-score-based teacher accountability schemes, even backtracking on their past support. Following other issue debates, education positions are polarizing along partisan and ideological lines. But unlike other areas, education polarization follows a long national move rightward—as many states increased alternatives to traditional public schools and […]

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