Robert Redford, The Great Gatsby (1974)

When Very Bad Words Are the Sh*t (Linguistically Speaking)

The fact that people can use “literally” about things that can’t possibly be factual may literally make your blood boil.
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Black Youths Aren’t Broken

The graduation rate gap between black and white kids is a major issue. One organization emphasizes social identity, media literacy, and youth development in redressing the problem.
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The Dangerous Lessons Kindergarteners Learn About Being “Smart”

Kids develop images of themselves as "smart" or "not smart" at very young ages.
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School Suspensions and the Racial Discipline Gap

The racial discipline gap in school suspensions has lasting educational and social effects.

Why Did Kindergarten Become Just Another Grade?

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

Do Good Students Make Bad Teachers?

The relationship between GPA and the performance of good and bad teachers seems modest at best.