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61 Years After Brown v. Board Of Education, Many Schools Remain Separate And Unequal

Decades after the U.S. Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education ruling declared segregated schooling of black students unconstitutional, many American schools with high minority populations continue to receive fewer resources and provide an education that's inferior to schools with large white …

The teaching crisis that unions and school districts won't address

Los Angeles teachers and school district administrators are doing battle once again. Contract talks broke down last month after 18 rounds of negotiations on raises, healthcare costs, class size, employee evaluation and charter schools. Mediation begins next week. Strike language and recriminations …

10 Native iPhone and iPad Apps You Should Replace

Still using the apps that come preloaded on your iPhone? Here are the ones you should replace | S. Alemdar/Getty ImagesSometimes you love your …

Apps

12 Tough Truths that Help You Grow

• <b>Everything is as it should be.</b> It’s crazy how you always end up where you’re meant to be – how even the most tragic and stressful situations …

21 Most Useful Websites Every College Student Needs To Know

Around 2004, I sat in on a meeting of reporters at the <i>Akron Beacon Journal</i>, wherein one of them asked a college student what were the hot new …

52 Of The World's Most Widespread Myths And Misconceptions, Debunked

A dropped penny won't kill you, alcohol doesn't keep you warm, and swallowed gum doesn't take seven years to digest. These are just three of the more …

30-Minute, No-Gym Bodyweight Workout

Ready to strengthen, stretch, and break a sweat? This high-intensity bodyweight workout is a simple, effective way to work your whole body—without …

36 Questions to Bring You Closer Together

These questions only take about 45 minutes to discuss—and they almost always make two people feel better about each other and want to see each other …

Stony Brook University

623 of the Best Books Ever Written

#1<p><i>by F. Scott Fitzgerald</i><p>(92 Reviews)<p><i>994 Points</i><p>"In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

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The Nostalgia Machine

In test-based systems, even young kids resist learning

Children show a vastly improved ability to absorb knowledge when they are allowed to make some of their own decisions about what they want to …

Six Smart Steps to Express and Resolve Negative Feelings

Putting feelings into words produces measurable therapeutic effects in your brain.<p>Here are six steps to doing it well.<p>Step 1: Label What You Feel<p>If …

Pictures: Animals of Canada

TravelPlaces of a Lifetime<p>Canada's wildlife is as varied as its landscapes. Take a look at its furry and feathered inhabitants.

New York's School Schedule Wastes Billions Of Dollars: Report

School schedules with afternoon dismissals and long summer breaks contribute to an achievement gap between low-income and wealthier students and waste billions of dollars a year, according to a report from ReadyNation, which advocates education policies that prepare students for work.<p>Students tend …

Channeling Positive Tablet Usage To Foster Childhood Development

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Yuval Kaminka is co-founder and CEO of JoyTunes.</i><p><i>“Kids spend too much time on tablets and smartphones, not enough time outside!”</i><p><i>“They are losing key skills because they are spending too much time on video games and apps!”</i><p>We hear statements like these constantly, but the fact is, …

Opinion: Teachers should not be the only ones who take teaching seriously

“Okay, so just take a 60 per cent and forget the rewrite!”<p>I had to apologize to my student. I had been impatient and snappy and hated myself as soon …

High School

A Different Approach to Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

AT­LANTA—This neigh­bor­hood south of down­town is bleak, with empty park­ing lots fenced in by barbed wire, and skel­et­ons of build­ings covered in …

The True Cost of Teach For America's Impact on Urban Schools

Why are school districts paying millions in "finder's fees" to an organization that places people without education degrees to teach in urban …

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

Childhood Guilt, Adult Depression?

New research shows differences in the brains of kids who show excessive guilty behavior, which may put them at risk for a host of mood disorders later in life.<p>Nicholas Thomas remembers a coat rack. "We were at a family gathering," Thomas said. "I think it was Christmas or something, and we were …

The Brain