Lifestyle

My visual-spatial disability meant I struggled with everything from boarding a bus to recognising my own face in the mirror. Then I challenged my insecurities with jewellery-making.

As a teenager, Insider reporter Margot Harris was diagnosed with a learning disability that impaired her visual-spatial reasoning. She moved through her teen and college years saddled with insecurity – after all, she writes, “what normal adult forgot what her own face looked like and cried over puzzles intended for […]
My visual-spatial disability meant I struggled with everything from boarding a bus to recognising my own face in the mirror. Then I challenged my insecurities with jewellery-making.
Strategy

Schools that suspend more students have more of them end up in jail

Schools with strict disciplinary measures, like suspension, are more likely to have students that are later incarcerated or arrested as adults, new research indicates. A paper authored by researchers at Boston University, Harvard University, and the University of Colorado finds that children that attend schools with higher rates of suspension […]
Schools that suspend more students have more of them end up in jail