Decatur school reforms may cost more than $1.5m per year

The school board will meet on Tuesday to discuss the decision to delay the school reforms, which were approved by the school board in February, due to a cost-cutting measure.Schools Minister Paul Sheppard told The News today the cost of the reforms will be $1,726,000 per annum.He said the school district would have to pay […]

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When a Danish school system banned communist-inspired books, the reaction was swift and violent

DEEPENING IN THE DARK: The dark side of Denmark’s communist education systemThe Danish government’s decision to ban communist books in public schools was widely condemned by civil society and human rights groups.But in a nation where almost one-quarter of the population is Muslim, it also sparked a backlash against the Danish education system.“It’s not a […]

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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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