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A Short History of Cops Terrorizing Students

By Alex S. Vitale | Originally Published at The Nation. October 28, 2015 | Photographic Credit; WHNT. The mainstream media are abuzz with possible justifications for the videotaped brutalization of a South Carolina high-school student by a sheriff’s deputy assigned to the school. CNN analyst and former [...]

A Short History of Cops Terrorizing Students2016-11-29T17:37:02+00:00

Are Some Kids Really Smarter Just Because They Know More Words?

By Molly McManus, University of Texas at Austin | Originally Published at The Conversation. October 12, 2015 3.43am EDT Photographic Credit; Why is there so much attention being paid to ‘word gap’? Jeff Moore, CC BY-NC-ND Why do rich kids end up doing better than poor kids [...]

Are Some Kids Really Smarter Just Because They Know More Words?2016-11-29T17:37:03+00:00

Georgia is Segregating Troublesome Kids in Schools Used During Jim Crow

A Department of Justice investigation found that Georgia is giving thousands of kids with behavioral issues a subpar education and putting them in the same run-down buildings that served black children decades ago. By Marian Wang | Originally Published at ProPublica. July 29, 2015, 2:02 PM | [...]

Georgia is Segregating Troublesome Kids in Schools Used During Jim Crow2016-11-29T17:37:07+00:00

I wish…I wish ‪#iwishmyteacherknew Me!

By Betsy L. Angert | Originally Published at EmpathyEducates. April 15, 2015 I wish…I wish ‪#iwishmyteacherknew is perhaps the most needed lesson and yet, it is the one most often repeatedly rejected. What troubles our children far more than testing or conventions are the questions, "Will I [...]

I wish…I wish ‪#iwishmyteacherknew Me!2016-11-29T17:37:15+00:00

Virginia Tops Nation in Sending Students to Cops, Courts: Where does your state rank?

Kayleb Moon-Robinson was 11 years old last fall when charges — criminal charges — began piling up at school. Diagnosed as autistic, Kayleb was being scolded for misbehavior one day and kicked a trash can at Linkhorne Middle School in Lynchburg, Virginia, in the Blue [...]

Virginia Tops Nation in Sending Students to Cops, Courts: Where does your state rank?2016-11-29T17:37:16+00:00

Why College Isn’t (and Shouldn’t Have to be) for Everyone

I know a high school senior who’s so worried about whether she’ll be accepted at the college of her choice she can’t sleep. The parent of another senior tells me he stands at the mailbox for an hour every day waiting for a hoped-for acceptance letter [...]

Why College Isn’t (and Shouldn’t Have to be) for Everyone2016-11-29T17:37:17+00:00