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In her book 'Being There,' author and psychoanalyst Erica Komisar writes that scientific evidence shows that mothers are the best early caregivers of their children. And not everyone is happy.
Head lice are nothing new and affect children regardless of socioeconomic status or geography, but the recent uptick in lice outbreaks could be due in large part to new policy changes
The myth we have been told about the history of American public schooling as a national treasure that nurtures our democracy is untrue.
New data highlighted by the New York Times shows that hospital admissions for suicidal teens have doubled in the last decade.
The trouble is that we have left the Industrial Era for the Imagination Age, but our mass education system remains fully entrenched in factory-style schooling.
New data from the U.S. Department of Education indicate that the percentage of homeschoolers held steady at roughly 3.3 percent.
America's education system is a mess, but trying to replicate the Chinese schooling techniques may not be the best approach.
A new survey conducted by University of Chicago researchers showed millennials--especially those who are black and Latino--overwhelmingly support school choice.
The use of physical restraints, locked “seclusion rooms,” and solitary confinement for children is rampant throughout the nation’s public schools.
It may be no coincidence that September is Suicide Prevention Month.
Some educators are challenging this divide between summer learning and fall schooling.
With more schooling options available, millions of parents are choosing non-traditional education options for their children.
Posters encouraging students to conform to peer pressure are an overt reminder that schooling and learning are strikingly different.
A new International Monetary Fund paper says getting women out of homes and into the workforce is key to future economic growth.
The corruption of the classroom is the theme of Lance Izumi’s new book.
Is pressure-cooker preschool the new normal, or is there still hope for a play-filled childhood?
Childhood play deprivation is not without consequences.
Happy Birthday, Mr. Friedman. May your legacy endure.
Boston College psychology professor Dr. Peter Gray says bullying occurs when people "have no political power and are ruled in top-down fashion by others."
Public school advocates Diane Ravitch and Carol Burris went on the offensive once again against the PBS documentary 'School Inc.'
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