schools

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…

I Was Part of a High School Cheating Mafia

We called ourselves “rats” — a mafia of high school cheaters with various ranks, responsibilities and expertise. Our operation infiltrated every subject, from precalculus and physics to…

How to Build a School With LeBron James

An eight-year-old LeBron James sometimes didn’t attend school because there was no one who could give him a ride. He sometimes skipped class outright, instead…

Why Doesn’t My Kid’s School Day Run From 9 to 5?

What’s the hardest thing about being a parent? Well, there’s the leveling up as a human to care for someone more than ourselves. The ungodly…