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High School

Michele Norris On The Anxiety Of White America And Her Optimism For The Future

In its Race Issue, <i>National Geographic</i> magazine examines the state of race relations in the United States, including an acknowledgment of the racism that permeated its own pages for decades. Among the magazine's contributors this month: Michele Norris, former host of NPR's <i>All Things …

Demographics

'National Geographic' Reckons With Its Past: 'For Decades, Our Coverage Was Racist'

If <i>National Geographic</i>'s April issue was going to be entirely devoted to the subject of race, the magazine decided it had better take a good hard look at its own history.<p>Editor in Chief Susan Goldberg asked John Edwin Mason, a professor of African history and the history of photography at the …

Race & Ethnicity

The Last Temptation

How evangelicals, once culturally confident, became an anxious minority seeking political protection from the least traditionally religious president in living memory<p>One of the most extraordinary things about our current politics—really, one of the most extraordinary developments of recent …

Roy Moore

Rethinking How Students With Dyslexia Are Taught To Read

Dyslexia is the most common learning disability, affecting tens of millions of people in the United States. But getting help for children who have it in public school can be a nightmare.<p>"They wouldn't acknowledge that he had a problem," says Christine Beattie about her son Neil. "They wouldn't say …

Teaching

You Can Travel Cross-Country by Train for Only $186

That's a 3,397-mile trip across America for under $200.<p>There are many things you can buy for $186. A red coat just like Kate Middleton’s. A fancy …

Trains

Rise & Shine: Nashville to shift how it uses federal funds for low-income students

<b>REFOCUSING</b> A new plan could increase funding at some Nashville schools — and make cuts at 49 others. The Tennessean, WTVF<p><b>HOW I TEACH</b> Kids learn …

I’m a Bronx teacher, and I see up close what we all lose when undocumented students live with uncertainty

It was our high school’s first graduation ceremony. Students were laughing as they lined up in front of the auditorium, their families cheering them …

The Wing Social Club Debuts Its New Brooklyn Space With an All-Woman Art Exhibition

On View<p>The club for women is showing work by Alex Prager, Jenny Holzer, and others.<p>,<p>The third location of the the Wing, New York’s woman-only social …

The 23 Best National Park Adventures

Longtime park patrons known that what makes parks significant isn’t the packaging, but what’s inside their borders. Still, the more popular parks get …

See Inside This Newly Discovered Ancient Egyptian Cemetery

Artifacts found inside the network of tombs suggest it contains a priest of the ancient Egyptian deity Thoth.<p>"This is only the beginning of a new discovery," Egypt's Antiquities Minister, Khaled al-Anani, said in a statement.<p>He added that excavators will need at least five years to uncover the …

The Real Legacy of Crazy Horse

The Oglala Sioux leader prophesized an economic, spiritual, and social renaissance among Native American youth. Now the Seventh Generation is here—and they’re determined to live up to the legend.<p>It’s not our fault,” Jacob Rosales said. I had asked the recent high-school graduate what he wants …

High School
Education

The Anonymous Artists of Chinese Textile Collages

<b>"The Chinese culture and art<br>are composed of the imperial art created by the noble intellectuals on one hand––the art which symbolizes the wealth and</b> …

Education
Education

Visit 53 World-Class Distillers on the Colorado Spirits Trail

You’ve probably heard, even traveled, the iconic Kentucky Bourbon Trail and Tennessee Whiskey Trail (if you haven’t, we’ve got bigger issues…), but …

Photos: To avoid extermination, Native Americans were forced to assimilate

In the 1890s it was considered progressive to “kill the Indian in him, and save the man”<p>“Assimilate or die.” That was the gist of it. As the 19th …

Idaho Just Removed Climate Change From Its Science Curriculum… Again

#ScienceNotSilence

More Religious Leaders Challenge Silence, Isolation Surrounding Suicide

The Rev. Talitha Arnold was just 2 years old when her father, a World War II veteran, took his own life.<p>"You just didn't talk about those things back then. We didn't even talk about suicide when I was in the seminary," says Arnold, who leads the United Church of Santa Fe in New Mexico.<p>Then, when …

Mental Health
Education

Beloved Virginia farm takes heat for standing up against white supremacy

Years ago, I used to party with some folks from Centerville, Virgina's Cox Farms, a well-known and well-loved family farm, produce market, and host …

Art
Art

Empowering Students Through Peer Teaching

Shannon Kay and Meredith Sweeney, two 8th grade teachers in Waukesha, Wis., give students a voice in the classroom by using a peer teaching strategy. …