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The Unsung Magicians Of Africa

Conrad Person | Posted 06.06.2015 | Impact
Conrad Person

This post is part of the Relay for Kids in partnership with SOS Children's Villages. Each time you share this post, Johnson & Johnson will donate $1 (...

The Secret Power That All Moms Have

Lynn M. Croneberger | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Lynn M. Croneberger

Around the world, governments, NGOs and community-based organizations struggle to provide for orphaned and vulnerable children. Food, shelter and medical care are fundamental to survival. But what do children need to thrive?

Gessler Backs Down

Posted 09.10.2012 | Denver

After Colorado's Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler sent out letters questioning the citizenship of nearly 4,000 people, the majority of whom...

Joy Resmovits

Group Encourages Ditching Standardized Tests | Joy Resmovits | Posted 01.06.2012 | Education

Last year, stress about Pennsylvania's state standardized tests caused third grader John Michael Rosenblum to start scratching himself so hard in his ...

The 'Alien Structure' of Education, and Other Thoughts

John Merrow | Posted 10.03.2011 | Education
John Merrow

In this age of accountability, testing is punitive. That's the bottom line, and that's what must be addressed, but we can't abandon testing or accountability.

To Save Our Schools, Wear Sunblock and Bring Ideas

John Merrow | Posted 09.25.2011 | Education
John Merrow

The acronym SOS is catchy and convenient for Saturday's march and rally. But what are protestors hoping to save our schools FROM? And, just as important, what are they FOR?

Is PERMANENT a Useful Word in Haiti?

Heather Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Heather Paul

Temporary food supplies, emergency shelters, transient family situations, and short-term fixes have been a reality in Haiti since the earthquake. For children, "temporary" has become a devastating perpetual condition.

Creating Community in LA: A Safety Net for Singers

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Sigman

A small but mighty outfit, the 25-year-old Society of Singers helps songsters with doctor visits, counseling, or basic and often emergency assistance.

Is Hillary Nomination Offer A Red Herring?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

You've got to ask yourself -- why is this the only story that has leaked in this fashion from the transition team?