World Schooling: When Children Study Abroad

World Schooling: When Children Study Abroad

Cliff Hsia offers a practical guide to the many benefits that can come from enrolling your kids in local schools during extended international trips abroad.

Does the Education Reform Movement Create Psychopaths?

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Is the current economic system bringing out the worst in us? William Boyle takes a look at education reform measures.

Dear Parent: About THAT Kid

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You know those kids…the ones who swear in class or push other kids on the playground. Amy Murray is a teacher who wants to tell you—she knows them too.

How Would You Better Engage Boys in the Classroom?

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GMP Editors were asked: “You can be the principal of a school for a week. What’s one thing you would change to better engage boys in the classroom?” Here are their answers. What’s yours?

That Time a 7 Year-Old Pitched Me His Story

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Standing in front of a corner store on a hot June day in Philly, a former student tells me why he’s newsworthy.

To the Teacher I Yelled ‘Suck It’ To: I’m Sorry!

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To all the teachers in Philly who crossed my path from kindergarten to graduation, I have two words for you: Thank you!

4 Things I Wished I Learned in Public School & Why

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My entire childhood was spent registered as Philadelphia Public School student, yet the information I needed to succeed was learned outside school walls.

Hope in What Work We Do

Even an empty classroom holds hope.

Michael Copperman talks about the hope and rewards that come from teaching at-risk students.

Boom! Is This Any Way to Keep Kids in School?

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Is the new, graphic, Australian PSA worth its weight in pageviews? Christian Clifton responds.

The Last Black President

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Why would a high school teacher try to crush the dreams of a child? He doesn’t like Barack Obama.

A School, A Gun, and a Generation’s Burden

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Brian Shea reflects on violence in schools vs. his memories of years ago. And calls upon a new generation to find their own way.