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How to get teens to text less?...

Jun 11, 2019 by

A “media scout” program in Germany partners older and younger students in a mentorship effort aimed at teaching safe,...

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Baltimore redux: Students brin...

Jun 4, 2019 by

By Stacy Teicher Khadaroo –  In Baltimore, students understand what others think about their city. They aren’t blind to...

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Behind ‘college promises’: How...

May 17, 2019 by

By Stacy Teicher Khadaroo –  Brenden Bixby chose college over working full time on the apple orchard that his dad manages...

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In Florida, vouchers win groun...

May 12, 2019 by

School choice is a rallying cry for Republicans and the Trump administration. Florida is leading the voucher charge at the state...

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Art of the steal: European mus...

May 1, 2019 by

But his pride was quickly stifled by another emotion: loss. Most Nigerians, he knew, would never have the resources to stand where he...

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US-bound migrants struggle as ...

Apr 23, 2019 by

Reports from the latest Central American migrant caravan indicate a growing lack of food and shelter. Support from Mexican towns and...

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LSU diversity: Why more black ...

Apr 10, 2019 by

Louisiana’s flagship public university, LSU, has a checkered past on integration. A black student president helps students of color...

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Beijing club promises parents ...

Apr 1, 2019 by

Boys in crisis? The claim has cropped up in several places around the world. It often points to shifting social realities – and...

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To fight trafficking, Indian g...

Feb 2, 2019 by

Young women are supporting each other and challenging attitudes that contribute to trafficking. Helping others discover their agency,...

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In Flint, a future built on sc...

Jan 10, 2019 by

The Flint water crisis may have faded from national headlines, but for locals the story is lifelong. The city’s holistic...

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China gets tough on US recycla...

Jan 4, 2019 by

Sanford and Portland, Maine At the peak of the recycling crisis here, Kayla LeBrun almost pressed the panic button that summons...

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Behind new efforts to bring in...

Dec 6, 2018 by

The internet is no longer an amenity, it’s essential to thrive in the 21st-century economy. But too many Americans still don’t have...

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More girls, African-Americans ...

Nov 13, 2018 by

Silicon Valley has long been disproportionately male. Our writer looks into some encouraging new activity around one important...

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How Uganda’s school chil...

Nov 7, 2018 by

In a nation where a majority relies on subsistence farming, improved crop strains can make a big difference. But getting fortified...

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The conservative Christian col...

Nov 4, 2018 by

By Molly Jackson – Brigham Young University is hardly a place you’d expect Muslim students from halfway around the world to...

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Russia wrestles with a US-styl...

Oct 31, 2018 by

By Fred Weir – Moscow It’s the kind of tragedy Americans are all too familiar with; Russians, far less so. But the...

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A new candidate class: Schoolt...

Oct 23, 2018 by

By Dean Paton – A litany of pent-up grievances is propelling a wave of office-seeking educators. And it starts and ends with...

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Conflict exhaustion or democra...

Oct 11, 2018 by

Why We Wrote This Democracies aim to turn political passions into protests and activism. Living through such a time, however, draws...

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College-age voters: increasing...

Sep 25, 2018 by

Why We Wrote This Many students are too busy to care much about politics, but those who tune in can make the difference in a tight...

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Boruboru: South Sudan’s newest...

Sep 6, 2018 by

Think you’re good at dodgeball? See how long you last in boruboru, a traditional playground game. Formal leagues are giving...

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