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Nasreen's Secret School

A True Story from Afghanistan 
by Jeanette Winter
Beach Lane 2009
Elementary Grades
Based on a true story. After her parents are taken away by the Taliban, young Nasreen stops speaking. 175 more words


Even Private Schools Need A Reality Check in Light of Today's Gender Fluidity

How One All-Girls’ School Is Adapting To Transitioning Teens

There is a beautiful all-girls boarding school in the lush hills of Pennsylvania that my daughter fell in love with when she first saw it. 888 more words

Winter Reading - Terms and Conditions: Life in Girls' Boarding Schools 1939-1979

When I was a boy, I used to wonder why my mother was slightly, well, odd. Not odd as in mentally unstable, or even eccentric. Just different from the mothers of my friends, who used to radiate confidence in social situations, parties and school events. 1,684 more words


To Inspire Girls Today, Honor the Groundbreaking Women of History

This weekend, one of the country’s preeminent computer scientists celebrates a birthday. Not Bill Gates or Larry Page. And not Mark Zuckerberg. It’s someone we don’t hear very much about: “Amazing Grace” Hopper. 713 more words

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