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Sixth Grader From Maine, Molly Neuner, Pens #IAmNotADistraction On Her Arm Revolting Against Dress Code

Sixth-grade student Molly Neuner from Portland, Maine, just spearheaded The King Middle School's biggest resistance against the school's sexist dre c... Read More »

High School Prom Asks, Creepily, "Are You Going to Be a Good Girl?"

"Going to Stanton prom? Yes you are. Good girl," is what a photo reads that's tacked to the bulletin board next to three others that read, "Going to S... Read More »

This Teacher Just Won a $1M Prize for Teaching Acts of Hope and Kindness

Maggie MacDonnel spent the past six years working in Salluit — a remote Arctic village in Quebec that can only be reached by air, and is home to 1,300... Read More »

This School in India Was Created for Grandmothers

In Maharashtra, India, there's a cla room of almost thirty students — all of whom are grandmothers. The school named Aajibaichi Shaala (meaning the "s... Read More »

NYC Is the First to Hire an Equity Coordinator; Here's Why Your City Needs One

New York City hired a gender equity coordinator to ensure that the public school programs and curriculums are equal. New York City will be the first c... Read More »

Your Ultimate Back-to-School Guide

As summer winds down and school season approaches, we're making the transition easier by offering you the ultimate guide to help you prepare for the f... Read More »

Around the World, Girls Get Better Grades Than Boys

When psychology profe ors Daniel and Susan Voyer analyzed the results of over 1 million boys and girls from 30 different nations, they found that girl... Read More »