The Problem With Raising Sons in the United States

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A national initiative to resolve the “crisis of boys” in America.

Why Principals Matter

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Changing the school, changing the culture.

Five Things Teachers Want From Parents of Boys

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Boys may struggle in school—but it’s not an unsolvable problem. Here’s how you can help the teacher help your boy to succeed.

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.

Mandatory Sex Education is Long Overdue – But It Shouldn’t be Just About Risk Prevention

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There is a need to move from positioning sex education as a tool to reduce short-term risks to a vehicle for promoting equitable, pleasurable and affirming relationships throughout life.

Bullying Meets Its Match

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After years of abuse at school, Claire Tietgen wanted to die. Now, though, she’s found a reason for living thanks to Mixed Martial Arts.

How I Got My Son Back Into School With an Unconventional Solution

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Extreme challenges kept one mother’s son home from school, endangering his graduation, until she hit upon a last-ditch answer.

Community in Turmoil: Teacher Arrested for Raping High School Football Star

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Recently, the highly-regarded town of Madison, Connecticut, experienced the unthinkable.

Black Girls Face Stricter School Disciplinary Actions Than Whites

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A separate study found that darker skinned black girls were punished three times as often as fairer skinned girls.

A Dad Sounds Off on the “Thank You” Seekers

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Where are the days where good deeds were their own reward? This dad wants them back and the attention seeking to end.

5 Heartbreaking Lessons Every Parent Must Learn

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While parenting is great, Tor Constantino shares an underlying sadness that all loving parents ultimately face.

My Fear of Forgetting

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What was it like for Sachin Rudraraju to go through his young life, never sure what he would be able to remember?

How Censorship in Education is Failing to Prepare Students for Reality

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Censorship in schools is doing a lot more harm than good. Stephanie Sharlow on why this needs to change.

Teaching Not Just Sex, But Good Sex

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Sex education doesn’t teach us how to have good sex and relationships, rather how to roll the condom onto a banana and how to avoid contracting a sexually transmitted infection.

The Gift of a Smile

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People don’t have to be nice. If we can be grateful when they are, we can start being nicer.

An Open Letter to My Son’s Kindergarten Teacher

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I’m giving my child to you. Please return him in the same or better condition in which you receive him.