Social Workers Should be Paid and Trained Like Doctors

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Poverty, violence, sexism, racism – all of these and others compound the messy and complex realities tackled by social workers.

What Works Best to Help Stop Bullying in Schools?

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After decades of trying, we’re beginning to understand what beats bullying.

On Democracy

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Does responsible leadership require a responsible electorate in a democracy?

Men in Education: More Questions Than Answers (Part 2)

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Michael Carley, an educational researcher in a three-college community college district in California, focuses on a problem with an often understated scope.

REsegregation? Race and Education 1954 to 2014

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Warren Blumenfeld considers the different languages of “Race” and school REsegregation since Brown v Board of Education.

Men in Education: More Questions Than Answers (Part 1)

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Men are falling behind very quickly, but it’s easy to miss the trend if we focus on long-term data and not recent students and graduates.

Every Dad’s Back to School List

Every Dad’s Back to School List

Nathaniel Turner has assembled a list of twenty-one ways that fathers can be more engaged and involved during the annual “back to school” season.

Federal Investigators Crack Down on Two Virginia Schools’ Use of Restraints

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Investigators found that children were being regularly pinned down or isolated and that their education was suffering as a result.

The Loss of Positive Male Role Models and Educational Priorities in the U.S.

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During the 1950s, the scientist was the hero of our movies, saving us from space aliens and mutant insects. Why have our collective goals shifted away from educated men as role models?

Call For Submissions: The Future of Male Education

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We’re told males in academics are in crisis, from grade school disengagement to less collegiate matriculation. What do our young men embedded in the experience think is needed in male education?

‘Manhattan’ Is Explosive

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Manhattan takes a closer look at our Nuclear Past.

An Ode to My College Roommate

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Aaron W. Voyles speaks of the unspoken communication of good roommates.

Why SAT Prep Almost Never Works

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Are students just wasting their time and money with SAT prep courses and tutoring?

29 Things That Will Happen at the 19th Annual At-Home Dads Convention and 13 That Won’t

29 Things That Will Happen at the 19th Annual At-Home Dads Convention and 13 That Won’t

Al Watts, the president of National At-Home Dad Network, explains what dads can expect (and not expect) to find at the year’s Annual At-Home Dads Convention.

Five Ways to Radically Improve Your Relationships (according to a 5-year-old)

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While no child is perfect, there is much to learn when it comes to interacting with others and negotiating ongoing and important relationships.

I’m Not the Only One Who Sucks?

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Just what sort of company does misery love, anyway?