So, You Think Affirmative Action Gives White People a Disadvantage?

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Let’s talk about the real affirmative action: Jamie Utt discusses white privilege, the American education system, and socioeconomic status.

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Guys, Change Your Scenery

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The only way to beat the taxing grind is to get out of it, at least for a while.

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If the Shoes Fits, Cheat

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Aaron W. Voyles comes clean about his past and offers insights into other young men’s futures.

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How To Teach a Man or a Boy

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Among the most harmful things we do to men and boys is leave them to their own devices.

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What Black Educators Are Saying About the Effects of Race on Our Sons

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Denene Millner explains the correlation between trusting adult-based relationships and academic success for African American boys.

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When Should You Accept Failure or Admit Success?

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A student asks the most difficult question a professor ever had to handle.

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If You’re So Smart, Why Ain’t You Rich?

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It still remains true, especially for men, that we are primarily valued for what we earn.

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Gay Dad Responds to Florida Official’s Fear That Standardized Tests Will Make Kids Gay

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Rob Watson responds to the legislator who fears that those fill-in-the-bubble tests will make kids super-gay.

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Punishing Creativity

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Our education culture suffers from a desire to standardize and censor.

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What I Learned While Teaching Black Boys

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Black boys matter. They care, and they have value.

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The Young Man With No Guests At Commencement

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Some students defy the odds. Their common denominator is natural curiosity.

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Only in This Room: Lessons from an Art Teacher

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Seth Thomas profiles a long-time art teacher whose influence has gone far beyond his classroom.

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Tal Fortgang, Privilege and Unintended Ironies

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Community College instructor Gint Aras responds to Tal Fortgang’s dismissal of his white privilege.

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Why Is It Wrong To Be Sexist, Racist or Homophobic?

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It’s a good question. Right?

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4 Things I Wished I Learned in Public School & Why

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My entire childhood was spent registered as Philadelphia Public School student, yet the information I needed to succeed was learned outside school walls.

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Stepping Outside ‘Our’ World: Lessons I Learned From Working With Special Needs Students

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Loving the world and the people in it is never a question of how, but a question of how can we not? It’s something we should all ask ourselves

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