Why sex abuse charges against a Toronto Jewish teacher took 20 years to reach court -- “Don’t let people use [religious] terms to cover their unwillingness to face up to the issue, to think that they are protecting the image of the community, when in reality they are allowing the community’s weakness and rot to become much worse.”
Ontario school board fumbles response to washroom sex assault of disabled girl -- In their December judgment, the jury found the school board "failed to meet the standard of care" after the assault by not following policies on record keeping and ensuring steps are taken to ensure serious incidents are not repeated.
ADHD Drugs Don't Boost Kids' Grades -- A June study looked at medication usage and educational outcomes of nearly 4,000 students in Quebec over an average of 11 years and found that boys who took ADHD drugs actually performed worse in school than those with a similar number of symptoms who didn't.
Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League -- There are exceptions, kids who insist, against all odds, on trying to get a real education. But their experience tends to make them feel like freaks. One student told me that a friend of hers had left Yale because she found the school “stifling to the parts of yourself that you’d call a soul.”
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