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Perspectives in Education: John Harris Loflinnew

Perspectives in Education featured contributor of the week: Grassroots education-reform advocate John Harris Loflin on urban teacher-parent collaboration.
NUVO  |  NUVO Editors  |  09-20-2012  |  Education

Baby Blues: A Lesbian Couple's Quest for a Childnew

Joanna and Tamara have spent more than $40,000 trying to have a baby through in vitro fertilization with no luck; meanwhile, people around the country are disposing of embryos and foregoing the storage fee during the economic decline.
Weekly Alibi  |  Marisa Demarco  |  12-31-2009  |  Sex

Amid the Detroit Schools Chaos, Who Helps Parents?new

Through her comments on Fox News and elsewhere, Sharlonda Buckman is stirring controversy. And the Detroit Parent Network is poised as an increasingly important player in the turf battles over education in Detroit. With increased importance is likely to come increased scrutiny.
Metro Times  |  Sandra Svoboda  |  12-29-2009  |  Education

School Shooting Challenges Community to Communicate With Youthnew

After Larry King's murder last week, what really can be written? Instead of anger and vengeance, the community must follow the example of his family, which chose to offer new life by donating his organs, and use the tragedy as an opportunity to reengage with its youth.
Ventura County Reporter  |  Editorial  |  02-21-2008  |  Commentary

No Kidding!new

A look at the ecstasy and agony of living childfree.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Naomi Zeveloff  |  06-21-2007  |  Culture

Who's Your Momma?new

Everything was perfect as Becky and Sharon Flynn went through Sharon's pregnancy -- until the local daily paper refused to print Becky's name in the birth announcement.
Eugene Weekly  |  Suzi Steffen  |  12-26-2006  |  LGBT

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