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

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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

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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

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

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Boredom Is A Choice

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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

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

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

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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.

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

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Mark Twain, the Depth

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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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