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Why are police inside public schools?

Police in schools are being asked to deal with a range of issues, such as being a mental health counselor for a traumatized child. It is unfair to the police and can be harmful for children.

Do kids who grow kale eat kale?

School garden projects are becoming hugely popular. Over 25 percent of public elementary schools include garden-based learning. Do these gardens improve the education and health of young people?

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Making college matter

Two simple yet powerful things students can do to ensure that they have a transformative undergraduate experience, no matter where they go to college.

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What summertime means for black children

Summer is not an idyllic time for all. Two researchers who are black and are parents to two black children describe why they feel the weight of the summer.

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