Category Archives: Education

This is the most sexist place in America. For women born there, it will have significant impacts.

Adapted from a story by The Washington Post’s Christopher Ingraham If you want to move to the least sexist state in America, then head to New Hampshire, according to an index of sexist attitudes developed by economists at the University … Continue reading

Posted in Children, civilization, Demographics, Education, Fairness, Families, Gender Gap, income, Marriage, Science, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Washington Post

‘I Work 3 Jobs And Donate Blood Plasma to Pay the Bills.’ This Is What It’s Like to Be a Teacher in America

By Katie Reilly in Time Magazine Hope Brown can make $60 donating plasma from her blood cells twice in one week, and a little more if she sells some of her clothes at a consignment store. It’s usually just enough … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Time Magazine

Disengaged Teachers: A Problem We Need to Solve

By Catlin Tucker A Gallup Poll found that 57% of teachers report that they are “not engaged” at work, with an additional 13% reporting that they are “actively disengaged.” This is alarming. How can we expect students to be engaged … Continue reading

Posted in Education

5 Things I Learned as a U.S. Senate Page This Summer

By Grace Keenan, senior at George Mason High School, Falls Church, Va., in the Falls Church News-Press One of the cardinal rules for Senate pages is never talk to senators unless spoken to. Never. But Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., stepped … Continue reading

Posted in Education, government, Politics

School’s Closed in Wisconsin. Forever.

By Julie Bosman of the New York Times Ten-year-old Lola Roske grabbed her backpack and headed to elementary school for the last day of class, the final check on her to-do list before the unstructured bliss of summer. At drop-off, … Continue reading

Posted in Education, New York Times