School & Education

The Unforgettable Legacy of Miss Bessie Taylor Gwynn
The Unforgettable Legacy of Miss Bessie Taylor Gwynn

The lessons she taught went far beyond the three Rs. >>

The Inspiring Story of How Frank McCourt Won a Pulitzer
The Inspiring Story of How Frank McCourt Won a Pulitzer

From his students, the teacher learned his lessons slowly but well. >>

A Reader's Digest Classic: Professor Terry and the Lady in Brown
A Reader’s Digest Classic: Professor Terry and the Lady in Brown

Strangely enough, Professor Ter­ry's uncompromising pressure, which often seemed tinged with… >>

7 Secrets Teachers Know About Your Kids And You Don’t
7 Secrets Teachers Know About Your Kids And You Don’t

What’s your kid really thinking, saying, and doing when you’re not around? We asked the… >>

10 Stumpers From the National Geographic Bee
10 Stumpers From the National Geographic Bee

How well do you know your world geography? Take a whack at these questions, culled from past… >>

One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Bullying
One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Bullying

Here's how one schoolteacher takes time each week to look out for the lonely. >>

10 End-of-Year Teacher Gifts Anyone Can Make
10 End-of-Year Teacher Gifts Anyone Can Make

Create a fun, fast DIY present with your kids to show their teachers a little gratitude and… >>

Could You Win the National Spelling Bee?
Could You Win the National Spelling Bee?

Test yourself with 17 of contestants' toughest winning words from 1926 to the present. >>

How Bunker Roy and the Barefoot College Plan to Light Up the World
How Bunker Roy and the Barefoot College Plan to Light Up the World

A social activist taps one of our planet’s greatest power sources: grandmothers. >>

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The “Lost Boy” Who Built a Family

One of the lost boys of Sudan, Peter Ter came to America with nothing—except a remarkable gift… >>