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.

Mourning the Loss of the Boy Who Becomes a Man

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On the baseball diamond, a mom learns to stop fearing her son growing up.

Phys Ed Teacher Filmed Dragging Student Into Pool

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

The Best Teachers I Ever Had

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Bill Quigley pays homage to teachers, and learns that not all of them are found in schools.

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.

The Night I Bumped Into Cesar in a Laundromat

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On one of the worst nights of his life, this teacher’s student showed him that good kids are still out there.

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.

Teacher Gerald Conti Resigns “My profession…no longer exists”

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Education is the foundation of an enlightened and prosperous society. We need great teachers to get there.We need Gerald Conti Back

I Am an American Teacher. I Am an American Soldier.

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American soldier and educator J.D. Wilson explains how the military taught him to be a better teacher and a better man.

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.

Why Society Won’t Let Boys and Men Be Victims of Rape

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Enough with forcing young boys into the damaging confinements of what it means to be an alpha male.

How Do We Stop Boys from Killing Themselves? A Prose Poem

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In Recognition of September as National Suicide Prevention Month. Could the answer be…literature?

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.

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.

What My First-Grade Son Taught Me About Art

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After seeing his son’s excitement about Degas, Picasso, and Warhol—CJ Kaplan realizes that teaching is an art form.