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Research highlights special ed teacher shortage

Research highlights special ed teacher shortage

Published Sep 30, 2016

Binghamton's Lucky Mason-Williams says many students with learning disabilities aren’t getting the education they need. Read more

To teach evolution, you have to understand creationists

To teach evolution, you have to understand creationists

Published Nov 19, 2012

“Evolution educators do not simply need to spread the word about evolution,” Binghamton historian Adam Laats writes in The Chronicle of Higher Education. “We need to convince and convert Americans who sincerely hold differing understandings about the nature and meaning of science.” Read more

The real wall of separation in public schools

The real wall of separation in public schools

Published Sep 7, 2012

“One of the most important public functions of education must be to expose students to new ideas and new ways of thinking while accepting that some of these might potentially contradict some traditional religious ideas,” Binghamton’s Adam Laats writes in the The Washington Post’s Answer Sheet blog. Read more

Book urges new approach to teaching science

Book urges new approach to teaching science

Published May 5, 2010

Binghamton's Thomas O’Brien hopes his latest book will change the way students and teachers think about science. Read more

Historian examines roots of the culture wars

Historian examines roots of the culture wars

Published Apr 14, 2010

Binghamton's Adam Laats says Protestant fundamentalism in the 1920s had a major effect on the American school system and helped lay the foundation for today’s culture wars. Read more