From her outpost on the East Coast, Melanie Smollin writes about all things education for TakePart.
Jan 4 2012
LGBT curriculum, undocumented students, abortions; that's half of what has parents fired up.
Jan 3 2012
The economy is only one factor pushing educators to become private nannies.
Dec 21 2011
Some states impose strict guidelines on what's acceptable.
Dec 15 2011
The sudden deaths of young athletes are often preventable—here are some suggestions.
Dec 13 2011
But the trend may reverse as states lower funding for anti-smoking programs.
Dec 8 2011
As if teaching wasn't enough of a challenge.
Dec 6 2011
When school counselors are overburdened and undertrained, students pay the price.
Dec 2 2011
Are we seeing the last generation of textbook-lugging students?
Nov 30 2011
Students who will do anything not to borrow risk not graduating.
Nov 28 2011
Many teachers who educate our nation’s wealthiest are grossly underpaid.