education

Can Not Going to College Be Fatal?

There are many reasons I’ve never really liked the band Pink Floyd. One is that they are 87 percent boring guitar solo, but the main…

History Teachers Are Bringing ‘Bill & Ted’ Into the Classroom

In 2004, Jamie was finishing up her first year as a high school history teacher. There were several days left in her world history course,…

SAT Scores Are Bullshit. So Why Are We All Still Obsessed With Them?

News that President Trump allegedly instructed Michael Cohen to suppress his SAT score and grades has the internet in a dither of schadenfreude and humblebragging. Trump,…

On the Front Lines of the Battle for Better Sex Ed

Throughout most of the 1990s and 2000s, abstinence-only sex education was the most well-funded sex-ed curriculum in the U.S. — even though this type of…