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Providence Teacher Makes Face-Shields and Students See Value of What They’re Learning in Real Time

One reality of life during COVID-19 is the daily emotional roller coaster we ride, driven by sad stories of pain and loss...

Virus Takes Devastating Toll on Youth Sports

“Our sight was on winning the whole thing this year. And now I will likely never coach some of these boys again.” —Steve...

In Wake of COVID-19, Teacher Unions Could Learn From Rhode Island

If you had asked me a few weeks ago if I'd be publicly lauding the teachers' unions in my state of Rhode...

Yes, We Are Overwhelmed but Together We Can and Will Keep Kids Learning and Engaged

I wish my kids loved to read. But they don’t. They don’t even like it very much. And this may present a...

A Letter From Brightbeam in Response to Coronavirus

Dear Friends and Fellow Activists, Our brightbeam team cares about your safety and ours.  Like you, we are...

Not Needing Help With School Work Is Not the Same as Not Needing Help at All

On the first day of his second freshman year in high school, Steven scored a 32 on the ACT, easily double our...

Coronavirus May Lead to “Mass Homeschooling”

According to Kevin Carey of the New America think tank, coronavirus in the US could lead to “a vast unplanned experiment...

AOC: Choice for Me, Not for Thee

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez is all in for Bernie, all in for dancing in the streets with striking teachers and all in for...