Call for Submissions: Back to School – Out in the Halls

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Jr. high, high school, college, trade school, any school can be challenging for gay, bi, trans*, and queer folk. We want to hear your stories and advice.

Dads Play a Crucial Role in Teaching Kids that Prejudice and Bullying Must Stop

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Classroom lessons aren’t enough. It takes involvement from parents to make the lessons last.

Dads, It’s Time to Apply Good Office Habits to Our Children’s Classrooms

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Children shouldn’t sit at desks all day. They need to stand, walk, and move around — just like we should do at work.

6 Reasons Why I Won’t Push College on My Children

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 With student loan debt at an all-time high, and degrees not being what they used to, this man says it’s time for parents to rethink what they teach their children.  — Back when I was in high school, the factors involved in deciding whether or not to attend college were completely different. Going to college […]

Speaking OUT: Visualizing Queer Youth

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Realistic depictions of queer youth are missing from the media. Photographer Rachelle Lee Smith is working to change that.

A Lesson in Confronting Homophobia in the Classroom

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When performing teaching artist Karen Anzoategui was faced with a student who admitted to being homophobic, their response was not what anyone expected.

We Cannot Teach Race Without Addressing What it Means to be ‘White’

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What is the experience of white students when racial issues are being taught in classrooms? Are we missing engaging an essential part of diversity?

Get Tough on Crime, Not Kids

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Dr. Kwame Brown explains why violent crime is significantly less likely when we give children proper care, resources, food and guidance.

Race to Nowhere

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“In nature, formal schooling has no function.”

‘Dope’ Gives Insight into the Modern Educational System

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Proof that education is not always an easy goal for everyone.

4 Easy Ways to Invest in Yourself

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Be the best you can be. That’s an admirable goal!

Front-Loading Change: Why Scott Walker is so Wrong (or Maybe Right?)

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If our assumption is that education is supposed to benefit children, then Scott Walker is wrong. But maybe he’s working under different assumptions.

Where Have All the Children Gone?

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In our mad rush to make our children successful have we left something essential behind–a childhood.

Waking Up from the Dreams of Our Fathers

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Edgar Wilson examines what it means to redefine role models for modern youth.

Get Laid or Get an Education? What’s it Gonna Be?

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To graduate or not to graduate? It’s a treacherous dichotomy based on a false premise.

Consider This My Resignation: On Walking Away

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“My heart believes in the profound and transformative power of education, but my mind tells me that everybody, especially you, will continue to lose with each decision that supports the status quo.”