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The Truth About Sexy Teachers Firing female teachers are for bikini pics and private images is not only misogynistic and unfair, it's evidence of a broader misunderstanding of human sexuality.
Repeat After Me: Teachers Aren't Nuns Long Island middle school teacher Lauren Miranda was fired when a student obtained a nude selfie without her consent. Put differently, she was let go for having breasts.Opinion
Don't Blame Rich Kids for Their Parents Imagine figuring out, mid-semester, that your parents committed fraud to get you into your dream school. Not a great feeling.Opinion
The 'Varsity Blues' Scam Should Terrify Parents The 'Varsity Blues' college admissions scam involved rich parents paying to get kids into elite schools. There's a reason they did it and it's not that they're dumb.Opinion
Parents Aren't Preparing Kids for Automation It feels good to laugh about automation and the dire future of the job market. But wouldn't it feel better to do something to protect our kids?Opinion
Americans Give Kids Crappy Role Models It's tempting to tell kids they should admire heroic people. But what they actually need is someone to emulate.
Why Does Child Care Cost More Than College? It's an existential question for many working parents, but the answer is simple: Lack of effective government programs.