Heroic work by teachers and administrators often makes a difference in public education. But good schools take more than that.
A roundup of global commentary for the March 28, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the March 28, 2016 weekly magazine.
‘Helping people in need’ trumps ‘spending on me’ in a poll of seniors
Artificial intelligence beat a human in the ancient game of go – and that’s OK.
These senseless bombings show a desperate Islamic State, which can only win if it provokes a hasty overreaction.
Traditionally a president’s choice has been given some deference; now politics rules.
Rep. Lamar Smith (R) of Texas takes issue with how the Monitor characterizes his views on climate science and for failing to include context about the House Science Committee's hearing and NOAA's budget.
A bipartisan ‘pilgrimage’ by members of the US Congress yields lessons in forgiveness.
From Southeast Asia to Latin America, past conflicts -- conflicts that once consumed the world's attention -- have been overcome. Today's will be as well.
Letters to the editor for the March 21, 2016 weekly magazine.
A roundup of global commentary for the March 21, 2016 weekly magazine
In designating Islamic State as having committed genocide against Yazidis, Christians, and others, the US helps the world seek more ways to end this most heinous of crimes.