House Hunting as a Person of Color With a Child on the Way


Brandon Greene is facing a balancing act: doing what’s best for his arriving son while not losing pieces of himself.

Public School is Not a Very Queer Place

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It is well time for the public school system to integrate LGBT studies into the curriculum.

Examining the Axe Effect

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Aaron W. Voyles looks to body sprays and the Old Spice-ification of men.

In Desegregation Case, Judge Blasts School Officials and Justice Department


A federal judge in Alabama says local school board has failed to meet legal mandate to integrate.

Justice Scholars Enables At-Risk Teens to Get Back on Track


While Justice Scholars is still in its early stages, 55 participants have graduated so far — some are enrolled in community colleges, others have been placed in jobs with partner organizations of the program.

When Will You Grab Your Saw?

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Aaron W. Voyles looks at how the constructions of a superhero lead to violence.

Talking to Your Babies Could Help Them Do Better at School


We learn from talking to each other. How much can a baby learn from listening to us?

France Gives Way to Opponents of ‘Gender Theory’ in Schools


A controversial program aimed at teaching children about the difference between the sexes has been withdrawn by the French government.

Boys in France Wear Skirts to School in Protest


It’s called ‘Lift the Skirt Day,’ and aims to reduce sexism in French schools.

There is Good News About Somalia

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Social Justice Editor Wilhelm Cortez talks about his experience working with students from Somalia.

Meet the Groups Fighting Against Limits on Restraining School Kids


Few would dispute that school staffers should physically restrain children rarely and should tell parents when they can’t avoid doing so. But turning this proposition into the law of the land has proven surprisingly difficult.

Art, Farming and a Safe Place For Boys to Discover Meaning


Is this a model for serious education reform? Theodore Richards and The Chicago Wisdom Project.

How to Choose the Best Educational App for Your Child

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Developers make big promises about educational value and often design their products with the aim of getting users hooked. However, you will not miss out on the opportunities apps offer as long as you choose wisely, by using your life experiences and drawing on expertise of those around you.

Do You Know the Mega-Dump?

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Aaron W. Voyles examines what bathroom misbehavior means for becoming a man.

Graduation Day: Young Man Recites the Best “ABC’s” of Life Speech Ever (Video)

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Young Man Sounds Off the ABC’s of Life in the Best College Graduation Speech Ever

Learn How To Do Things


The Rev. Neil O’Farrell wants you to take some control of your life and learning.