Sincerity Is All That Matters

Don't judge a student by his shoes.

Gregg Primo Ventello recalls a student who reminded him that clothing and degrees don’t make the man.

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Without Rain There Can Be No Rainbows

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Rural New Zealand, 2003. An excerpt from Ryan Chin’s book about the importance of role models.

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Top 3 Education Myths and How They Affect Men

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What would happen if we admitted most of what we say to young people about education is false?

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Hope in What Work We Do

Even an empty classroom holds hope.

Michael Copperman talks about the hope and rewards that come from teaching at-risk students.

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Reading Is For Girls


If you believe reading is emasculating, guess what? You’re right.

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Tennessee Governor Proposes Free College Education

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Education is something that should be considered a right; it’s already seen as such in the rest of the developed world, yet America lags behind.

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An F for Life: How Feeling Loved in School Helps Black Boys Know Their Value


Nicole Franklin shares how boys need to feel the love from their school community to keep from emotionally dropping out of school.

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Styles of Entitlement


Our entire culture feels entitled, but men and women have different ways of expressing it.

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Boredom Is A Choice


A young man suggests that a table’s boring and there’s nothing he can do about it.

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Boom! Is This Any Way to Keep Kids in School?

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Is the new, graphic, Australian PSA worth its weight in pageviews? Christian Clifton responds.

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I Had To Kill A Guy At Work Yesterday


A student explains why he can’t take the midterm tonight.

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Will Teaching Require Hazard Pay? One Teacher’s Confession.


The fear of school shootings has forced one teacher to quit the profession she loves most.

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This Was the Hardest Thing Anybody Ever Made Me Do

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A young man is given the task of investigating his own curiosity.

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No Child Left Behind? More Like No Child Left Untested.


Professor Warren Blumenfeld on why we must reform education in the United States.

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Mark Twain, the Depth


Professor Bobkoff is not returning to campus this fall, but his daughter will never forget what he taught her.

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The Bully Epidemic

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Carl Bosch wants to know what happened to the “kinder, gentler” America that some of us hoped for and politicians hyped?

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