Will the Every Student Succeeds Act in Fact Help Every Student to Succeed?

Will the Every Student Succeeds Act in Fact Help Every Student to Succeed?

By: Adrienne Anderson

This post is an update to one of our forthcoming articles by the same author. The article examines culturally responsive education in the US and compares it to education in Canada. This update looks at the recent reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act in light of the article's analysis.  

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Objection!: Utilizing Hearsay Exceptions in Domestic Violence Cases

Objection!: Utilizing Hearsay Exceptions in Domestic Violence Cases

By: Kyla Barranco

Despite its wide prevalence, sexual violence is one of the most unreported crimes in the world. Faced with uncooperative victims reluctant to seek justice through the courts, prosecutors often struggle to bring perpetrators of sexual violence to justice.  Even with countries strengthening their laws criminalizing sexual violence, an inability to overcome evidentiary hurdles will leave these changes meaningless. Countries should follow the example of prosecutors in the United States who find unique ways to work within the general system to prosecute under the unique circumstances surrounding sexual violence. 

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Removal of Indigenous Communities in Western Australia: An International Human Rights Violation

Removal of Indigenous Communities in Western Australia: An International Human Rights Violation

By: Chantelle Dial

Western Australia’s recent threats to close indigenous communities will be a tragic international human rights violation unless national and international steps are taken to prevent unlawful removal and to learn from the 2011 Oombulgurri removal.

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Everything is Digital and There is no Stopping it: How Discovery is Keeping up Around the World

Everything is Digital and There is no Stopping it: How Discovery is Keeping up Around the World

By: Janice Pan

The United States produces about 1.8 zettabytes of data each year. To adapt to this increasing use of technology, the court system in the United States is modifying its discovery process to allow greater access to electronically stored information. Other countries, however, seem to be less adaptive and are instead taking increasing measures to protect data and privacy.

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“A Stiller Doom”: How an Interest Convergence Approach to Girls’ Education Perpetuates Stereotypes & Contradicts International Human Rights’ Standards

“A Stiller Doom”: How an Interest Convergence Approach to Girls’ Education Perpetuates Stereotypes & Contradicts International Human Rights’ Standards

By: Chantelle Dial

Despite how dramatically traditions and roles may have changed over the years, the current U.S. approach to why women at home and abroad should be educated often perpetuates harmful stereotypes under the guise of progress.

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