Schools more and more resemble maximum security prisons: schools without playgrounds, children without recess, and kids without play

  Picture of Thieves in Dante’s Hell   A new report from the American Academyof Pediatrics (AAP) indicates that children in poor urban neighborhoods need more chances for old-fashioned playtime in their daily lives.   A number of experts in the report have raised concerns that in the current climate of treating youth not as if […]

Could It Really Be That Easy?

The thing I like about the written word is that after you read it, it is still there.  I just heard a story on NPR that is so important and it was gone.  It was there for a moment and gone. A woman who has traveled in Afghanistan has written a book.  I didn’t get […]