eurydice, don't kiss a dead man.
Mariela stands under streetlamps during rainstorms
and opens her mouth to catch every drop.
She is unsure why she does this, but there is something about
swallowing rainwater that makes her body feel as if
it’s been struck by lightning.
Every morning after, Mariela…
Back to School, and to Widening Inequality
American kids are getting ready to head back to school. But the schools they’re heading back to differ dramatically by family income.
Which helps explain the growing achievement gap between lower and higher-income children.
Thirty years ago, the average gap on SAT-type tests…