I cannot bury my head in the sand when it comes to politics. I’m surrounded by young, eager minds on the constant hunt for hope in America, who originate from places where there was no hope.
The red state prejudice the author experienced growing up has now surfaced in his bluest of blue states.
The bravery and optimism of one WWII veteran who barely lived to see this administration.
As Dennis Danziger watches his students graduate, he wonders what will happen next.
The beauty of basketball is not only in the grace of the game, but in the creation of spontaneous and lasting friendships. This is a tale of a man who has been playing for 60 years.
From emails to everlasting.
Growing up, every meal I ate, every stitch of clothing I wore, every book or movie ticket I purchased was due in part to those Mexican men and women’s hard work.
The best antidote for Eleven Kinds of Loneliness is eleven kinds of friendship.
A story of deportation and one student’s resilience.
…and have Department of Education pay for it.
This teacher bore witness to the inauguration by not watching another American setback take place.
On the eve of the confirmation hearing of David B. Friedman as US Ambassador to Israel, a Jewish family confronts horrifying differences among the withering hope of solidarity.
From holding “his feet to the fire” to increased activism and a refusal to embrace the new administration, Americans are buckling under and bucking up to the pressure of a fast-approaching Inauguration Day.
Experiencing humility and inspiration at the White House.
Hope glimmers in the hearts of classmates and in one teacher remembering the ripples of progress a student gone-too-soon set in motion. Progress they will pay forward, despite recent terrifying changes to our nation.
An experienced teacher seeks help for a smart teenage student who is out of everyone’s control.