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What Teachers Can Do in the Face of National Trauma

By Samantha Kobbah

Oct. 19, 2017

As America reels from a litany of tragedies, modeling vulnerability in the classroom can help students feel safe—and ready to learn.

What Teachers Can Do in the Face of National Trauma

As America reels from a litany of tragedies, modeling vulnerability in the classroom can help students feel safe—and ready to learn.


The Hidden History of America's 'Code Girls'

How the stories of the female codebreakers of World War II, for so long redacted from the pages of history, inspire women today.


Rohingya Inclusion Requires a Cultural Shift, Not a Technocratic Fix

To extinguish anti-Muslim prejudices in Myanmar, it's necessary to free its national identity from old, failed doctrines.


Innovation Can Fuel Inequality. But Can It Also Solve It?

New York City shows that, by tethering innovation to investment, cities can disperse opportunity and bring marginalized voices into policy.


The Curse of the Halfway Technology

It can feel like we're at a technological endpoint—but there's more to be done.


We Aren't Talking Enough About the Regional Homelessness Plan

San Diego leaders should be actively engaging with the public about the long-term plan for housing the homeless.