Editorial: Trump takes a 'Just Say No' approach to sex education

In today’s version of “Just Say No,” first lady Nancy Reagan’s approach to drug use in the 1980s, President Donald Trump’s administration is cutting more than $213 million in funding to help prevent teen pregnancy. The move eliminates evidence-based pregnancy prevention and research programs, and family planning services, but leaves money for abstinence-only education. In …

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Emperor Yao Hands Power to the Most Able One, Not to His Son

During the reign of Emperor Yao, about 4,300 years ago, there was a great flood around the globe. The northern hemisphere was flooded up to 2,000 meters (about 6,600 feet) above sea level, ancient western civilizations were almost all wiped out. At that time, the most prosperous area of the ancient Chinese civilization was in …

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Funding For Education Is So Bad That This Teacher Is Panhandling For School Supplies

School funding is complicated, messy, and more often than not, dramatically uneven. Teachers often end up paying out of pocket for basic school supplies for their students. That’s why Teresa Danks, a third grade teacher from Tulsa, Oklahoma, decided to panhandle for school supplies. Danks says she made $55 in six minutes, but her primary …

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