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Interpersonal relationships are a vital part of everyday life. We know relationships aren’t perfect, but we can help guide you through advice on how to fix common issues, things you should and shouldn’t say to the people in your life, and, of course, roundups of funny cartoons and quotes to remind you that laughter can be the best medicine.

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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

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


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.


Falling for Math

A scholar describes how humble numbers can beautifully illuminate our world.


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Is the American School System Damaging Our Kids?

Education has become an American institution—of the worst kind.


Inspirational Stories: How 5 Extraordinary People Beat All Odds to Graduate

When these strong, powerful people set their minds on higher learning, they wouldn't let everyday challenges get in their way....


The Blithering Idiot’s Guide to Retaking the SAT…at Age 35

If you’ve ever considered doing something stupid like retaking the SAT when you didn’t have to, put down that No....


Why Do Top Students Cheat?

Cheating has gone from a nasty habit to a nationwide epidemic.

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10 Fast, Fun Lunch Box Recipes

When packing up kids’ lunches, stick with food that’s easy-to-transport, wholesome, and full of fun flavors. Need ideas? Try these...


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How to Keep Kids Safe on the Sports Field

Playing a sport is one of the best ways kids can keep healthy. But along with the benefits of regular


The Must-Have College Packing List

Sending kids off to college is stressful enough. Why let packing add to your anxiety? Use this list to make...


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10 Best End of the Year Gifts for Teachers

Though no teacher expects a gift from his or her students, as a parent it’s thoughtful to thank your child's...


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15 Funny Back-to-School Jokes

Jokes about teaching and learning that will make you laugh out loud.