Student films physical education teacher dragging high school student to swimming pool.
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.
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 may not be meeting the needs of the many, only the few. Christian Lyons explores this disparity.
Education is the foundation of an enlightened and prosperous society. We need great teachers to get there.We need Gerald Conti Back
American soldier and educator J.D. Wilson explains how the military taught him to be a better teacher and a better man.
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.
I’m giving my child to you. Please return him in the same or better condition in which you receive him.
After seeing his son’s excitement about Degas, Picasso, and Warhol—CJ Kaplan realizes that teaching is an art form.
At the end of another school year, let us acknowledge the nobility of educators. Teachers are our catchers in the rye.
Josh Misner was desperately in need to a male role model when he entered the sixth grade and, fortunately, that’s exactly where he found the teacher who would change his life.
I want other people to know that young men with Down Syndrome are just like other guys. We have the same kind of hopes and dreams.
Eckerd College’s student body just got a reality check in the form of a very patronizing email from its president.
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Appreciating what we have, going for what we want and enjoying the journey there, is the recipe for a happy life.
In the wake of yet another (and another, and another) police killing of a Black citizen, Aja Barber refuses to take her privileges for granted.
Thomas Fiffer reveals seven truths about life after an abusive relationship that stay mostly in the shadows.
In the middle of heartache and rage, Billy Flood found unexpected hope and enthusiasm in the form of a blond-haired fellow protester.
Brynn Tannehill speaks about some of the roots of anti-transgender violence, and steps we can take to end it.
John McElhenney just trashed his online dating profiles, so he can find his real match in the real world.
Rion Amilcar Scott details recent acts of police brutality and the wounds they leave behind.
David Shectman allows us to see a small, beautiful moment between him and his daughter, and shows us what gratitude is all about.
David Ryan Polgar, on finding the sweet spot of connection this Thanksgiving.
Jamie Utt explains how racism robs us of our ability to feel and to empathize in the face of injustice.
7 ways to avoid breaking your own rules and stop settling for less.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).