Bryan Melhorn

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I spent two years traveling the world, and it completely changed my life

In August 2009 I took a one-way flight to Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, with the intention of learning how to teach English, getting a job, and tramping around Europe.<p>Little did I know that that decision would push me to East Asian megacities, the tallest mountains in the world, and …

What Little League Baseball Tells Us About the Skills Gap

You might not see it when driving past your local sports field, but trouble lurks beneath the dirt. Every year for the past 16, enrollment in Little League baseball has steadily dropped, according to reporting in the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>. One or two percentage points annually is the kind of slow but …

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What Happens When Students Boycott a Standardized Test?

The movement to opt out of nationwide exams is gaining traction—and forcing policymakers to rethink the role of such assessments in public education.<p>Standardized tests have been an integral part of the American school routine since the 1970s, the protocol changing very little. Children were told to …

10 Great Adventure Trips That Give Back

Going on an adventure to a new place has the power to change you, but you can also change a place—for better or worse. Make a positive impact with one of these ten trips that are full of adventure and also benefit local communities and conservation.<p>writer

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