Teaching White Kids Anti-Racism

Teachers can take a step toward helping white kids overcome racial prejudice simply by addressing historical examples of racism.
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The History of Graduation Ceremonies and Other School Rituals

Graduation ceremonies and traditions have certainly changed over the past 100 years.

Japan, the U.S, and the Perils of International Education Comparisons

Current comparisons of U.S. and Chinese educational systems echo earlier comparisons to Japan.
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A Marxist Take on FIFA

FIFA is a corporation--the current crisis of football fits perfectly into the model of capitalist expansion and inevitable crisis predicted by Marx.

Safe Rooms, Fear, and the Limits of Rational Thinking

Do safe rooms realistically protect people from outside threats?

The Bachelor Party as Folk Ritual

A folklorist embarks on a years-long study of the bachelor party.

Why Did Kindergarten Become Just Another Grade?

How and when kindergarten shifted from play-based to academic based.

Can Summer School Be More than a Punishment?

A Colorado high school teacher studies the benefits of summer school.
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Deflategate, Shmategate: Aren’t We All Cheaters Anyway?

In a sports world where soccer players theatrically feign injuries and cyclists dope, one might rightfully ask: Is fair play just a myth?

The Story of the First High School LGBT Group

The first high school LGBT group started in the 1970s.