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Back to School in China: Smaller Classes, Innovations and Lessons for Others

Used to cramped classrooms and long hours, some students are celebrating social distancing norms at school.
The New + the Next

Will These Apps Change Sex Education?

The pandemic is proving the perfect testing ground for sex education apps.
News + Politics

Is School Out Forever?

Today’s Sunday magazine examines what the strangest back to school in memory will look like around the world and what it means for the future of education.
True Stories

Making It Out of Eighth Grade Without Getting Killed

Experiments in public school education have very real-life consequences, some having to do with getting your ass kicked.
OZY TV

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.
True Stories

Striking Teachers and Terror on the Picket Lines

Mike Friedberg took his kids out to picket for Chicago's striking teachers while social media misinformation stoked counterstrike agita.
True Stories

Raising Hell, Raised by Hells Angels

When you’re 10 and an unofficial clubhouse mascot for the Hells Angels, your relationship to childhood tribulation is nuanced.
True Stories

Savaged by Dogs, Saved by Slipknot

In the aftermath of a dog attack, a kid is rescued by metal maniacs Slipknot.
News + Politics

Are You Teaching Your Children to Think Critically? Few Parents Do

Parents can and should be doing more to teach critical thinking skills to their kids.
The New + the Next

School Nurses: The First Line of Treatment for Mental Health

When young students struggle with mental health issues, school nurses are making sure to step in and help.
True Stories

Giving a Graduation Speech to People Glad to See You Go

If you got to give the last word to people who’d made you as miserable as you made them, you’d take the high road, right? Yeah.
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The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
News + Politics

Is Ed Tech Failing to Keep Our Kids Safe?

Popular education technology platforms tick the boxes for education, but for privacy and security? Not so much.
The New + the Next

This Turkish Soccer Club May Help Erdogan Stay in Power

High-flying Basaksehir is run by directors with close links to President Erdogan’s ruling party.

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