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This section contains regularly updated highlights of the news from around The Johns Hopkins University. Links to the complete news reports from the nine schools, the Applied Physics Laboratory and other centers and institutes are to the left, as are links to help news media contact the Johns Hopkins communications offices.

 

MEDIA ADVISORY: JHU Expert Has New Paper on Risk of Arming Teachers

A Johns Hopkins University professor’s working paper that concludes that arming teachers would be risky and ineffective.

Teachers to Get Deep Dive Into Research on Learning

Though learning is their stock and trade, educators are often removed from research on how people learn. To address this, Johns Hopkins University’s Science of Learning Institute has invited 150 teachers and administrators from around the world to Baltimore for a day to meet scientists doing cutting-edge research on the brain and learning.

Race Biases Teachers’ Expectations for Students

When evaluating the same black student, white teachers expect significantly less academic success than black teachers, a new Johns Hopkins University study concludes. This is especially true for black boys.