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Kindergartners who act out, disrupt classrooms, get angry and argue with their teachers are especially likely to be bullied once they reach third, fourth and fifth grade, our research group has found. We continue to investigate bullying in U.S. elementary...
For adults, communicating in our first language feels easy and natural. Yet learning language is a complex process that is influenced by several factors. When young children are beginning to learn language, some influences, such as the amount of speech...
Domestic abuse can involve one parent using a child as a weapon against the other parent, which harms the child in immense ways. My research has identified how these dynamics play out and examines the damage. There are approximately 5.7...
When the rock now known as the Chicxulub impactor plummeted from outer space and slammed into the Earth 66 million years ago, cockroaches were there. The impact caused a massive earthquake, and scientists think it also triggered volcanic eruptions...
HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) were established before 1964 to educate African-Americans in the country. Today, these colleges are open to students from other races as well. According to NCES, 24% of enrollment in HBCUs was made up of...
As parents and schools seek to support students’ social and emotional needs – and teach them what they need to learn – some education leaders are missing one particularly effective opportunity. The U.S. Department of Education has offered guidance on...
Australia is a growing hub for people seeking quality education. As of November 2021, the country had about 568,746 international students enrolled in various courses. Accommodation accounts for a significant part of living costs. It also affects the quality...
Lexicographer and TV personality Susie Dent recently embarked on a curious, self-appointed mission. She is determined to bring the word “respair”, last used around 1525, back into common usage. “Respair”, Dent explains, means “fresh hope; a recovery from despair”. To...
The Office for Students, England’s higher education regulator, has outlined new proposals to ensure university students reach “acceptable outcomes” from their studies. The proposals, released as consultation documents, include numerical targets. For full-time students, 80% of those studying for their...
Ten years ago, students couldn't have imagined giving their exams anywhere other than their schools or an examination center. But, today, students have the liberty of taking exams right from their home, thanks to technology! Various technological innovations have left...

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