Why Detention Sucks ... And Manual Labor is Better

Instead of trying to bore kids into obedience, janitorial work could teach the value of hard work.

Should High School Dropouts Be Denied the Vote?

Here’s one way to stem the rising tide of high school dropouts.

How to Make College Admissions Fairer — in One Easy Step

In the real world, you don’t get rewarded for volunteering.

We Should Build Statues For Teachers

An outstanding educator might be more deserving of public acclaim than your average military general.


The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

High Schools Shouldn't Guarantee Admission

Here’s why students should apply to high school — admission not guaranteed.

Should We Pay Kids to Go to School?

Eugene S Robinson argues that it’s time to pay high school students for performance.

How High Schools Are Demolishing the Classroom

School is in session — aboard a boat, inside a cave, immersed in the world.

How to Disrupt a High School — for the Better

Meet the global leaders, cutting-edge trends and big ideas that are upending the dusty state of secondary education.

Dr. Skateboard's Guide to Physics

How 40 years of shredding asphalt turned Bill Robertson into one helluva science teacher.


The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Invade Classrooms

Artificial intelligence can predict when a student will succeed, fail and even die — with scary accuracy.

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