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Study: Do Teens Need Less Shut-Eye than We Think?

Alexandra Sifferlin TIME Between extracurricular activities, homework and late-night Facebooking, many teens aren’t catching the nightly z’s they need. Or are they? Although national guidelines recommend that teens get at least 8.5 hours of sleep a night — a bar … Continue reading

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Alfie Kohn on Feel-Bad Education

Source: Beacon Mind-opening writing on what kids need from school, from one of education’s most outspoken voices. Arguing that our schools are currently in the grip of a “cult of rigor”-a confusion of harder with better that threatens to banish … Continue reading

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