Madagascan school system gives schools, principals a lesson in social justice

The madagascans school system has created a social justice curriculum for teachers, principals and administrators.It’s part of a broader effort to better equip schools and teachers with the skills and knowledge they need to address systemic racism, discrimination and inequality in education.The curriculum, created in response to a national debate over teacher accountability, includes topics […]

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When should you apply for a job in Canada?

Posted October 06, 2018 08:04:53The job market is a difficult one for any aspiring Canadian to navigate, as many Canadians have to find work to pay their rent or mortgage.While you can search for a full-time job with a variety of different employers in the country, it can be difficult to find the right fit […]

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How to know if your school is a bad one

When you go to your local library, you might get the impression that the books are all there and then some.But the reality is much more nuanced.And it’s something that the authors of The Library in a World of Its Own and its sequel, The Library of the World, are keen to stress.“Our book is […]

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A student who was banned from attending a school in Alabama was sent home after she made a video calling for an apology

A student from a California school system has been sent home for making a video making fun of the school system she attended.The student was suspended by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and was scheduled to return to school in June, but the video was made public Wednesday and sparked outrage in her […]

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Australia’s top school system: Csu’s school system to be overhauled

Australia’s Csu school system will be overhauling its curriculum to improve students’ academic performance and create a more competitive environment, the Government has announced.The move comes amid mounting pressure from students and teachers to reduce the number of students studying English at the elite Catholic school system.It follows a report by a royal commission into […]

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How to avoid being blacklisted by Google

Hacker News article HARTFORD, Mass.— The Massachusetts school system has banned Google from using its search engine for schools in the wake of a racist Google Doodle honoring the racist group Ku Klux Klan.The district said on Tuesday it’s suspending Google from its search algorithm because it uses the racist term “niggers” to describe blacks.The […]

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When a school district can’t afford to replace its teachers

Richmond school district is being forced to pay $1.5 million in back wages and relocation costs to two former teachers who left the district in the past year, and now are trying to recover from the impact of their departure.Richmond Public Schools (RPS) CEO Kevin Rucker announced in September that his district had lost the […]

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Which school system is the worst?

We’re always on the lookout for new school system rankings and we’re happy to report that one of our colleagues has put together a great list.The list, compiled by education researcher and school system expert, Andrew Wilson, has been featured on The National Education Project and The Huffington Post, and is a must-read for any […]

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UC school system is in talks to purchase school reporting systems

UC campuses across the country have reported that they’re in talks with schools to acquire school reporting technology to improve school safety.The tech will be used to track students’ whereabouts, such as when they’re at home or on school grounds, and allow students to report problems to the authorities.In the past, students have reported a […]

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How to use the new Chrome OS OS, but not all the way

I’ve been using my new Chromebook Pixel 2 XL for the past week or so, and I’ve gotten used to the look and feel of the new operating system.It’s not the prettiest, but it’s got a good amount of the familiar Chrome OS functionality, with plenty of customization options.I have yet to find a complaint, […]

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