Making Language Equal for Both Genders

American schools have long taught the English grammar rule that allows the words “man” and “he” to refer to both males and females. This practice has evolved along a convoluted path. According to Carolyn Jacobson in the English department at...

Ensuring That All Children Grow and Thrive

Imani walked down the hall with a paper cup in her hands. She stopped and held up the cup to me. Inside its paper walls were soil, water and seeds – all those humble and elemental things that build a third-grader’s scientific knowledge. Imani was growing...