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Back to School Reading List

Getting ready for back to school season? As schools reopen for the academic year, we hope these stories, resources, and essays help students, teachers, and parents have a smoother transition.

An English teacher with no reporting background, I agreed to teach a high school journalism class. Here’s what I learned.

Amid rising antisemitism and a devastating war, I wondered how the community would respond to this unmistakably Jewish play.

People sometimes assume trans and nonbinary educators are correcting pronouns resentfully or talking about gender in age-inappropriate ways. The truth is far more mundane.

My story is about persevering, but it’s also about getting the unique support I needed to turn my situation around.

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