"To Sleep, Perchance to Learn..?"

In the November edition of Phi Delta Kappan, Dr. Emma K. Adam (Edwina S. Tarry Professor of Human Development & Social Policy at Northwestern), offers a wake-up call to parents, students and teachers  on the subject of stress. She highlights the powerful connection between the hormone cortisol, stress, and sleep. She identifies a vicious cycle […]

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Why Sojourner Truth Still Matters

Not nearly enough people outside of the United States have heard of Sojourner Truth, the pioneering 19th century anti-slavery and women’s rights activist. Some might say not nearly enough people inside the United States know enough about her either. Born a slave in Swartekill, New York in 1797, she led a life of hardship in the relentlessly […]

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