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A video of a moment in a high school basketball game inspired many, but this writer had a decidedly different interpretation.
Despite efforts of college and university admissions people, high-achieving students from small towns and rural areas are being left out of the matriculation process because of poverty.
After rejecting an offer of prayer from a student, this teacher reflects about the power of religious freedom that she teaches in class.
When it seems that tragedies are happening in rapid succession, we evoke a quote from educator and television host Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. As a boy, his mother told him that when scary thing happen to “look for the helpers.”
When a student’s frustration escalates, this teacher suggests several ways to address it that does not include punishment.
Help students connect with civil rights activist César Chávez by using resources beyond their textbooks.
On the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter From Birmingham Jail,” people around the world join with the Birmingham Public Library to read King’s powerful defense of civil rights activism.