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In The World—May 3, 2015

By Christy Barritt Failing School Revitalized by Church A public school in inner-city Portland, Oregon, was once on the short list to be shut down because of frequent gang violence. It was one of the most underperforming schools in the state. But because of a church, Roosevelt High School has been transformed and is now […]

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In the World–March 11, 2012

By Christy Barritt   Kindness and Social Networking Sixty-nine percent of American teens who use social networking sites like Facebook say their peers are mostly kind to one another while online. This is according to a new study by Pew Research Center. Eighty-eight percent of teens said they have witnessed people being mean and cruel […]