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Combatting Hate Speech in Our Schools

By Stephanie Filio, author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis Your school has a zero-tolerance hate speech policy. How should administrators react to the following? A student who recently moved from Vietnam isn’t … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Why Young Adult Novels Are So Dark (An Insider’s Perspective)

By Belle Allen, a high school senior A hundred years ago, the young adult (YA) genre did not exist. If children read novels, they read adult novels, simply because nothing else was available. The word teenager did not even exist … Continue reading

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How to talk to teens—I mean, young adults

by Belle Allen, a high school senior The ultimate challenge, the Mt. Everest of social conundrums: speaking to a teen. As a senior in high school, I’d say that I’ve weathered the storm, and from it I bring to you—parents, … Continue reading

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