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The true problems facing public education are inequality and opportunity gaps.
Whether you're a tiger mother, a soccer mom, a helicopter parent or something else, if you're not in poverty, then your kids will probably end up okay.
Fueled by serious funds, young advocates of legalization are poised for big gains.
The most dispiriting election of a lifetime.
At the biggest Democratic event of the campaign season, Obama argued that the coming election is a choice between the past and the future rather than a referendum on his first two years in office.
When faced with something so painful as gay teen suicide, it's easy to scapegoat child bullies. It's hard to create a world that wants queer youth to live and thrive.
When budget cuts led to mass layoffs, the 15-year-old student author lost the mentorship of many influential adults.
Saddened at the loss of his school's cooking class and the state of the school library, the author fears that American students will fall behind students in other countries.
Thanks to Governor Christie, a generation of hardworking New Jersey students don't know if they'll be able to afford college.
After describing the immediate effects of budget cuts to education, such as overburdened teachers and lack of after school activities, the 16-year-old author considers the long-term effects of a poorly educated populace for the future of America.
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