DNA Kits for Texas Kids

DNA Kits for Texas Kids

DNA kits are being sent out to the parents of Texas school students “in case of an emergency.” In 2021 after a school shooting in Santa Fe that killed eight high school students and two teachers, the Texas state legislature passed Senate Bill 2158. It’s a law...
Dolly Parton Strikes Again

Dolly Parton Strikes Again

Dolly Parton and her ‘Imagination Library’ has come to California, with a new bill signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom. Singer Dolly Parton was inspired by her father’s struggles with illiteracy to make sure as many children as possible learn to read, and...
Filipino Teachers Fill Arizona Shortages

Filipino Teachers Fill Arizona Shortages

Filipino teachers come to help alleviate the U.S. teacher shortage in our time of need. Carolyn Stewart is the superintendent for Bullhead City School District, a district based in Mohave County about 85 miles south of Las Vegas. Stewart has spent months trying to...
Illinois Youth Write Sex-Ed Handbook

Illinois Youth Write Sex-Ed Handbook

Illinois youth have taken sexual health education into their own hands with a group-written handbook. “Shattering the Taboo” is the title of a sex education handbook written by a coalition of Chicago students, meant to help de-stigmatize teaching what teenagers need...
Somaya Faruqi Speaks to UN

Somaya Faruqi Speaks to UN

Somaya Faruqi speaks for the rights of girls and women in Afghanistan, in front of the United Nations in an emotional speech. Somaya Faruqi was the captain of the Afghan girls’ international robotics team last year. In August, she fled her country as the Taliban...
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