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Luck of the Draw: How the Zip Code Lottery Affects Students Across America

It’s a sunny Monday morning, and 8-year-old Abby has just arrived at school with a full stomach and fresh excitement to conquer the day. In another school across town, 8-year-old Anna is stepping onto...

Education and Ethics

//PICTURED ABOVE: Due to change in curriculum, many historical figures will be cut out of social sciences taught in public schools. Two of the heaviest-debated figures are Helen Keller and Hillary Clinton. Illustration by Kylee...

Teachers Without Borders

PICTURED ABOVE // Ward’s Biggest Fans: Cothren and her Contemporary American Literature students listen to author Jesmyn Ward speak at Bishop Dunne. Photo provided by Claire Cothren. She signs out at the Upper School...

Let’s Talk about Sex

Sexual education has been present in the United States since the 1800s. The National Education Association promoted it to be part of school curriculums nationwide in 1892. This was reaffirmed in 1912, when the...

Hockaday Promotes Literacy

There’s no denying that America has a literacy problem. According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, only one-fourth of fourth graders in the United States can read proficiently. The Day of Service on...

What Are You Thankful for at Hockaday?

These are what students and teachers are thankful for at Hockaday. What are you thankful for? Happy Thanksgiving! Cheryl Hao – Asst. Castoff Editor