Culture & Arts
Why Louise Bourgeois' and Robert Gober's Feminist and Queer Uncanny Survive the Treachery of Art History
Two concurrent exhibitions in New York at the end of 2014 prove that the Surrealist legacy still informs some of the most vital and psychologically compelling art of the late 20th century -- as it still informs, albeit critically and via ironic realignments, a good deal of contemporary art today.
It is critically important that public schools entrusted with educating and preparing children for college, work and life stop feeding them into the juvenile and criminal justice systems with zero tolerance policies. Denying a child an education is hardly in the child or society's best interest.
There is a large body of research on the long-term impact of childhood trauma and its potential to create social, emotional and cognitive impairment.
It would be so easy to look at this dot of a place and assume that nothing cutting-edge is going on at its high school. But that would be so, so wrong.
Though Braun was able to bluff his way past MLB officials for the better part of two years, they clearly suspected something was up. Sometimes those suspicions are intuitive; sometimes they come from a trained eye.
More than 23,000 schools out of 132,000 nationwide have or are discarding a highly punitive approach to school discipline in favor of supportive, compassionate and solution-oriented methods. Those that take the slow-but-steady road can see a 20 percent to 40 percent drop in suspensions.
Critics talk about the achievement gap between blacks & whites, ignoring the equally big gap in school suspensions & expulsions. But how do we close the discipline gap?
It's all well and good to advise schools to do everything through a trauma-informed lens, but when you get down to classrooms and students, what exactly does that mean?
You'll never be able to eliminate head shots from hockey. But that shouldn't prevent the NHL from minimizing damage from head shots and reducing blows to the head and the severity of them.
Black public-school students in Colorado are nearly three times as likely to face serious discipline as their white peers