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  • Of Bureaucrats and Bunk Beds

    Of Bureaucrats and Bunk Beds2

    Want to take in foster kids in Maryland? You can’t let them sleep in bunk beds.

    The fine print of Maryland’s foster care regulations says: “Each child shall have an individual bed that may not be stacked in vertical bunk …

  • The Fastest, Cheapest Child Therapy

    The Fastest, Cheapest Child Therapy1

    If we agree there’s a youth mental health crisis, can we also agree that “More therapists!” is not the only solution?

    I worry our leaders automatically gravitate to middle-age solutions—yoga, therapy, meditation—even when they’re trying to help KIDS.

    They miss …

  • A Karen Calls Cops on a Kid

    A Karen Calls Cops on a Kid4

    A Meridian, ID, resident recently called the police department to demand a cop hurry over and apprehend an illegal solicitor—someone who’d knocked on her door to peddle without a permit.

    As reported by Deputy David Gomez, a School Resource Officer …

  • Waving Is Good for Us

    Waving Is Good for Us0

    America: Keep on waving.

    Hello! Goodbye! Welcome! Miss you already! And even: This Zoom meeting has come to an end.

    All of these deserve a wave, and we must resist the impulse to let the hand lie inert. For in …