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Finding Danny: A Sister's Search for Answers to Mental Illness

Katie Zorn | Posted 08.18.2014 | Impact
Katie Zorn

Going through boxes of family pictures during the days after Danny's passing felt almost like a form of communication with him from the beyond. One picture that kept popping up was of Danny in his cap and gown at his high school graduation. Danny looked so proud. Finding that picture was like a sign he wanted me to remember him that way.

Wrestling with Collaboration and Individualism

Write for the Future | Posted 08.08.2014 | Education
Write for the Future

Well, I can jump too. I nervously hop and throw on a tough face, subconsciously (or maybe not) imitating him. However, I lack that little secret he seems to hold which bolsters his confidence. Welcome to my first high school wrestling match.

Who's Afraid of Black History?

Joe Brewster | Posted 04.16.2014 | Black Voices
Joe Brewster

Slavery is a notoriously fraught subject for Americans to navigate, but for Black students -- particularly those in predominately white school settings -- all of American history can feel riddled with landmines, even during Black History Month.

Thirteen Years in the Making: Michèle Stephenson and Joe Brewster Talk About Their Film American Promise

Govindini Murty | Posted 02.06.2014 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

One of the enduring hopes of the digital age is that technology can break down the barriers between peoples and races. A film thirteen years in the making, American Promise follows two African-American boys from first grade through high-school, showing the challenges and opportunities young black men face in today's education system.

My Platonic Conception

Write for the Future | Posted 08.19.2013 | College
Write for the Future

by Idris Brewster He merely tapped my shoulder. His voice was calm and even friendly, but the words were frightening: "Give me everything you have o...

Wealthy Parents Fume Over Email Naming School Rejects

New York Post | Posted 02.08.2013 | New York

Wealthy parents are fuming after the uber-exclusive Dalton School sent out an e-mail naming dozens of kids rejected by the school. Dalton — whose...

How Educating A New York City Kid Can Cost You Over A Million Dollars

The Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York City is home to some of the best schools in the country, but they don't come cheap. The economic downturn hasn't stopped colleges from going ...

What is David Macaulay Up To?

Monica Edinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Monica Edinger

The children book creator David Macaulay is a genius. Really. A recipient of one of the coveted MacArthur Fellowships, the so-called Genius Awards, h...

Justice Kennedy Asks High School Paper To "Tidy Up" His Quotes

New York Times | ADAM LIPTAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It turns out that Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, widely regarded as one of the court's most vigilant defenders of First Amendment values, had provided th...

No Tall Tale! Dalton Parents Giving HGH To Make Kids Taller

nypost.com | Janon Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Jeffrey Stern's mother wanted him to have every advantage -- from his schooling at Manhattan's prestigious Dalton School to summer camp in the Berksh...

Justice Kennedy: I Never Asked High School Paper To Approve Story About Me

Wall Street Journal | JESS BRAVIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In an interview Tuesday, Justice Kennedy said he never asked to clear the copy before publication. He said the request came from a new employee who mi...

School Praise: A Daltonian Remembered

Amanda Guinzburg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amanda Guinzburg

Daltonians: keep your beacons burning. Gather your courage and lean on each other. Go on until you can again go forth. Do it in his name.

Dalton School Death: Student Jumps From 11th Floor (UPDATED)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

***UPDATE*** Fox 5 reports that the boy, a Dalton student, jumped to his death. He opened a window in a dance studio on the 11th floor and then plung...

Anderson Cooper's Yearbook Page (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

DListed's Michael K has posted an early Christmas present: photos of Anderson Cooper's yearbook page. Anderson Hays Cooper, who graduated from the ton...

Jeffrey Epstein Opens Up About Sex Crime Investigation

New York | Philip Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Jeffrey Epstein is under indictment for sex crimes in Palm Beach, Florida, and I'd expected that when he came into the office of PR guru Howard Rubens...