The Principal

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RG Evans illustrates how adults can be bullied as well; and how they can come out of it triumphant.

Catching up on Your Reading

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Aaron W. Voyles discusses how the gap between what we perceive others as doing, versus what we’re doing, socializes men.

The Year I Broke Through

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High school senior and acting ace Jacob Sundlie didn’t let adversity break him. Instead, he learned to play the role of the survivor.

Why is School an Important Step in a Boy’s Life?

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Without a good education, life can be tough once a boy becomes a man. Jay Snook provides personal insight on succeeding through education.

The Power of Poetry in the Classroom

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Teacher and poet Kip Zegers examines why poetry is crucial in classrooms…and in life.

Education Call for Submissions

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Introducing The Good Men Project’s newly appointed education editor, Christian M. Lyons, and his call for submissions.

Everybody Wants to Fit In. Everybody Wants to Stand Out.

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Aaron W. Voyles looks at the social navigation needed to become a man.

X-Men Gave Gay Teen the Courage to Confront His Teacher

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After a teacher humiliates Nathan in front of the entire class, he finds a speech in an X-Men comic that inspires him to push back in his own way.

The 7 Words that Changed a High School Bully

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“I thought you were better than that.” These words were life-changing for Joseph Bardin.

7 Things I Now Realize I’ve Learned From Sports

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Justin Ricklefs’ Life Lessons from Sports

Apollos Hester’s Postgame Interview For the Ages: Inspiring Success

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High Schooler Apollos Hester riffs on the attitude of success, on the football field and in life.

High School Bully Has a Secret [video]

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The next time someone says that maybe the bully is gay himself, think about it. Justin Taylor’s bully was.

One Millennial’s Top Ten Ways to Improve Male Education

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It’s easy to daydream about the goals of a future society, but I think the only way we can accomplish those goals is through education and discussion. Part of that education is unlearning.

Robin Williams Inspired Me To Teach

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On the death of a great artist.

How It’s Supposed to Work

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“She was the one who brought the condom today, the mix CD and candle. She’d pulled off his socks the way an expert would, not the way a virgin would.” By Christy Cruchfield

An Egalitarian State Lets Everyone Learn

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Feel smug about your level of skill, but don’t consider your smugness a sign of your education.