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Selling Students Short by Abby Stubenhofer

Selling Students Short by Abby Stubenhofer

Abby Stubenhofer is a former Talk student and rising junior studying English at Franklin and Marshall College. I left the auditorium feeling utterly disappointed in my school and more generally in our American education system. The performance I had just witnessed confirmed my suspicion: I…

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Systemic Change Required: Fix Me Please, I’m Broken

Systemic Change Required: Fix Me Please, I’m Broken

22 / 28 Split Remember what Sex Ed was like when you were growing up? Unfortunately, not much has changed, and young people are suffering the consequences. But before we even get to what takes place in the classroom, consider this: only 22 states and…

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American Teens: Collateral Damage of the Culture Wars

American Teens: Collateral Damage of the Culture Wars

Newsflash: neither abstinence-only nor comprehensive sex ed has proven effective in school-based settings, which is where 75% of teens receive their education. Yes, you heard us right. When you move either approach out of the lab and into the classroom – neither has sustained positive…

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