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Will Springfield, 8, reacts with joy to seeing Ms. Chriss, his Grade 2 teacher, drive by in a teachers’ neighbourhood parade in Suwanee, Ga., March 25, 2020. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

A shout-out to teachers: Why their expertise matters in the coronavirus pandemic, and always

Government initiatives to support student learning during and after the pandemic can't be effective without an invaluable educational resource: teachers' expertise and care.
Giving young Nigerians information on sexual and reproductive health boosts their confidence in using condoms Ruth McDowall/GettyImages

What gives Nigerian students the confidence to use condoms

Sexually inexperienced Nigerian students are less confident in their ability to use condoms, increasing their susceptibility to infections and unplanned pregnancies at first sexual activity.
A demonstrator protesting a disputed election wearing a headband in support of the Green Movement, Tehran, June 15, 2009. Kaveh Kazemi/Getty Images

How the US repeatedly failed to support reform movements in Iran

The conflict between Iran and the US has gone on for decades. A scholar of social movements in Iran asks why the US has consistently failed to support that country's activist reform movements.

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