One of the key demands of the student protests is the need for universities to transform the curriculum and provide decolonised education. Research sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education found that teachers working in lower-income communities were comparable to those in higher-income ones, so a difference in teacher quality was not responsible for disparity in student academic achievement.
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THE new principal at St Andrews University has criticised higher education authorities for mollycoddling undergrads with politically correct ‘trigger warnings’. We’ve published new information and resources as part of our recent review of health and disability in medical education and training. The Chronicle of Higher Education looks at how last week’s injunction against implementing the Obama administration’s new overtime rule is impacting colleges and universities.
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Campaign promises made by Trump during his campaign to promote vouchers — among other things — and his decision to nominate billionaire Betsy DeVos , who has been behind disastrous charter school and school choice initiatives in Michigan, spells bad news for America’s public schools.