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Jeremy Adam Smith Five ways to encourage giving to disadvantaged public schools

As governments have slashed funding for public education, more and more school districts have turned to parents for help—and parents have responded to the call.

Case in point: In San Francisco, PTA budgets have increased by 800 percent over the past 10 years, according to an investigation I conducted with colleagues … More >

Jeremy Adam Smith Four reminders of human strength and goodness after Sandy Hook

I first heard about the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Twitter. In the flood of reactions, one stood out to me. “The children were killed execution style,” tweeted one woman. “People are horrible.”

Are people horrible?

It’s a question we as a culture pose after every war and atrocity; it’s … More >

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