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Children stand in a circle in a classroom.
Restorative justice has the potential to transform school cultures across the intersections of race, class, gender, ability, and sexuality to better serve all our communities.
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Penn GSE doctoral students Janay Garrett, Daris McInnis, Christopher R. Rogers, Laronnda Thompson, and Latricia Whitfield pose for a portrait.
This month, five Penn GSE doctoral students tell us the Black history they wish someone had taught them in school.
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A student and a school counselor use dolls during a counseling session.
Parents and kids avoid the counselor’s office because they are afraid they, or their child, won’t be seen as “normal.” It's time to break the taboo.
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A U.S. Census worker approaches a house.
Focusing on actions & 3 more ideas for making political issues teachable moments.
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A selection of books from the 2019 Best Books list arranged in a suitcase
Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, expert in children’s literature, releases her 5th annual list filled with stories of perseverance, love, loss, and self-discovery that children and young adults can relate to, escape into, and cherish.
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Children raise their hands while sitting on a mat in Kindergarten classroom
In the latest issue, we look at how families can help kids develop the skills to conquer kindergarten.
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School leader stands in front of a large notepad in front of classroom
Amy Benedict helps educators create a career plan.
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Laura Perna shows what questions families should ask when using a college’s Net Price Calculator.
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Collage of 4 United States presidents: Johnson, Nixon, Clinton, and Trump
Sigal Ben-Porath offers suggestions on how to address the impeachment inquiry and engage students in critical thinking.
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A young woman speaks with a counselor in an office
Marsha Richardson offers ways to help a teen struggling with anxiety
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