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Bill of Rights
June 30, 2015
Forty-six years ago, the Supreme Court famously ruled that students do not “shed their constitutional rights at the schoolhouse gates.” In the years since, judges and school officials alike have grappled with the scope of those rights.

Livewire
June 17, 2015
The answers to the big questions by their very nature provoke strong reactions. The debate over the right way to find those answers is no less contentious. Out of this landscape has emerged the discussion over the relationship between science and religion. Can they coexist? What role do they have in public policy? What should be taught in schools?

Sleeping Student
June 9, 2015
Everyone remembers those harrowing moments. You slink down in your chair, almost under the desk, trying desperately to avoid discarded gum and the teacher’s probing eyes. What is that up there on the chalkboard—hieroglyphics? Rather than consult the calculus book for answers, you consider throwing it to the ground and fleeing the scene.

India group photo
May 19, 2015
College of Education Professor Spencer Salas is in India working with the U.S. State Department to train people to teach English in New Delhi.