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.

Phys Ed Teacher Filmed Dragging Student Into Pool

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Student films physical education teacher dragging high school student to swimming pool.

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.

No Child Left Behind and Common Core—Are They Working?

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No Child Left Behind may not be meeting the needs of the many, only the few. Christian Lyons explores this disparity.

Why Men Have a Strong Emotional Stake in Rape Prevention

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Ashley Warner, a survivor of rape, is concerned how this act of violence affects men, families, marriage and society.

His Entire Term as Governor Was Tainted With Protests

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Years of civil disobedience from Philadelphians preceded Tom Corbett’s loss in PA Governor’s Race.

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.

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.

Becoming a Beard Mentor

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Aaron W. Voyles looks at bearding tips and bonding for college men.

How To Help “At Risk” Kids Succeed In Life

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Eric Thompson has a message for educators, and it might not be what you expect.

Art, Farming and a Safe Place For Boys to Discover Meaning

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Is this a model for serious education reform? Theodore Richards and The Chicago Wisdom Project.

A Parent’s Guide to Helping Teens Prepare for College, Work and Life

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5 easy but necessary tips to help parents prepare teens for roommates, careers and life

Holding on to Holden’s Dream

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At the end of another school year, let us acknowledge the nobility of educators. Teachers are our catchers in the rye.