Housing programs adopted during the New Deal increased segregation in American cities and towns, creating racial disparities that continue to characterize life in the 21st century, finds a new ASR study by New York University sociologist Jacob Faber.
As school districts grapple with how to plan for the start of the 2020 school year, parents, teachers, and administrators are divided on the best approach. Sociologists can comment on education, families, inequality, access, and a number of other issues related to schools reopening and in what format
Higher education has always benefited from great minds from many lands. From the ancient world to universities in Fez, Bologna, and Oxford, there have been international components to education before there were modern nations. One of the hallmarks of the modern world is the exchange of students and scholars. Currently more than five million students per year study outside their home countries, but there is great concern for the future as the worldwide COVID-19 crisis is having a dramatic impact on international education.