Melanie Smollin

Education Contributor

From her outpost on the East Coast, Melanie Smollin writes about all things education for TakePart.

Contributions

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LGBT curriculum, undocumented students, abortions; that's half of what has parents fired up.
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The economy is only one factor pushing educators to become private nannies.
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Some states impose strict guidelines on what's acceptable.
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The sudden deaths of young athletes are often preventable—here are some suggestions.
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But the trend may reverse as states lower funding for anti-smoking programs.
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As if teaching wasn't enough of a challenge.
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When school counselors are overburdened and undertrained, students pay the price.
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Are we seeing the last generation of textbook-lugging students?
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Students who will do anything not to borrow risk not graduating.
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Many teachers who educate our nation’s wealthiest are grossly underpaid.

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