After teaching students to understand and talk through their conflicts, schools in Denver and Los Angeles have seen major reductions in disciplinary action.
A growing network of programs is teaching kids how to understand and express their emotions. Among their results: decreased aggression and violence.
Aquaponics takes advantage of nature’s processes to fill Americans’ growing appetite for fish—without overfishing or destructive farming.
Ten years ago, the residents of the crime-ridden neighborhood started planting gardens—and everything changed.
Scarcity of certified processing facilities is one reason the meat industry is so consolidated—so farmer Bruce Dunlop invented a mobile slaughterhouse.
Regional, web-based services to connect small-time growers to consumers are popping up around the country.
A little-known movement helps kids understand the connection between the brain and heart, and improve their behavior (and test scores) too.
From Cairo, a first-person account of the way Egyptians supported and protected one another during the historic protests that led to the departure of President Hosni Mubarak.
Why hectic times call for a return to the family meal.
The Secretary of Education isn’t the only one who thinks so. Behind the growing movement for social and emotional learning.