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How To Teach Your Kids About Other Cultures

As racist and xenophobic sentiments fill news headlines, many parents are wondering how to instill values of acceptance and cultural understanding in their children. “It’s important to me for my sons to understand that people around the world are just like them and to have empathy for those people, understanding …

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America Needs More Doctors With Disabilities

I was in my almost-30s when I came home from an appointment with a new primary care doctor at a fancy concierge office ― the kind who has an app you download to schedule appointments and who takes conference calls for common colds. Excitedly, I told my fiancé about the …

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How To Talk To Your Kids About Porn

The idea of talking to your child about pornography may feel terrifying, humiliating or just straight-up awkward. But it’s a necessary conversation for parents who want to raise kids with a healthy understanding of sex. “It’s frustrating to me how slow society is in getting on board with how important …

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As More Latinos Go To College, Will Schools Step Up To Serve Them?

This story about Hispanic-Serving Institutions was produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. Sign up for Hechinger’s newsletter. By Delece Smith-Barrow, The Hechinger Report ORLANDO, Fla. — The University of Central Florida opened during the civil rights movement, and from …

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