It goes without saying that we should be teaching our children about important environmental matters, especially excessive energy consumption and the need for energy efficiency. But what about the energy that a school itself consumes? While it is a rarely-thought-of area for … [Read more...] about Two new DC public schools model net zero education
Most New Mexico residents can now benefit from free tuition
Facing exorbitant tuition fees, almost all students and families in the United States have no other choice than to borrow money and take on an increasing amount of debt that they can’t pay back. Finding ways to make tuition fees across the country more affordable is essential for … [Read more...] about Most New Mexico residents can now benefit from free tuition
Biden administration launches heat.gov to help us deal with extreme heat
It’s no secret that this summer season has been a scorcher, what with the increasing heatwaves in the US and raging wildfires across Europe. The rising temperatures have been and will continue to cause thousands of deaths from hyperthermia, drought, and crop failures. Extreme … [Read more...] about Biden administration launches heat.gov to help us deal with extreme heat
These postcards stand up for people with disabilities’ rights
It seems it would be simple to respect and protect others' basic human rights, however, there are many situations where a lack of education breaks these vital liberties. This is why postcards covering five rights protected by the Human Rights Act are currently being circulated … [Read more...] about These postcards stand up for people with disabilities’ rights
Is putting your kid on time-out a good parenting tactic?
When Amy and Steve Unruh decided to adopt a four-year-old child from the Philippines, they anticipated challenges. They understood it would take time, as well as a great deal of love and care, for their family and its newest member to adjust. But they were committed to helping a … [Read more...] about Is putting your kid on time-out a good parenting tactic?