The Boston Globe Magazine | October 6, 2018

Teacher Nancy Barile with some of her students from Revere High School.

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The Education Issue

How ‘The Walking Dead’ helps Revere High School make the grade

Revere adopted a method more common to affluent private schools, and boosted academic performance. Now it is evangelizing the technique. By Nick Chiles

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Education Issue | Magazine

Twenty percent of home-schooled kids are getting ‘unschooled.’ What’s that?

The resource centers are popping up around Boston, around the idea that children should get to choose what they learn. By Michael Blanding

I want safe schools. But I don’t want schools that feel like prisons.

Schools need to meet certain security standards. But unobtrusive technology is the better choice. By Meaghan O’Neill

Dinner with Cupid

// Blind date: ‘He reminded me of a golden retriever’

Will his sunny nature win him an enthusiastic thumbs up?

Cooking | Magazine

// Recipes: Soup, salad, and pasta — a Northern Italian menu for fall

Chestnut-apple soup, cabbage salad with crispy prosciutto, and a spinach and cheese infused pasta.

Your Week Ahead

// Five things to do around Boston, Oct. 8-14

Afterglow @OBERON, Boston Book Festival, “We Will Not Be Silent,” and more.

Style Watch

// Fashion spotting at the Esplanade Association’s Moondance Gala

The formal looks were as striking as the setting.

On The Block

// For sale: Homes with built-ins for bibliophiles

The Boston Book Festival is approaching, and there’s always room for a new novel when your walls double as bookcases.

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Connections | Magazine

Dad, me, and a love of reading

He shopped for them on his lunch break, and brought them home to expand my horizons.


Letters to the editor of the Boston Globe Magazine

An essay on the stresses of summer has readers weighing in.

Good reads

Globe Magazine

//[1].jpg Motherhood brings the most dramatic brain changes of a woman’s life

So why does prenatal care ignore the topic altogether?

Bostonians of the Year

Globe Magazine

// 2017 Bostonian of the Year (and 8 inspiring honorable mentions)

Dr. Ann McKee’s work may change football forever. Plus, intrepid teens, dissenting women, caring congregations, visionary scientists, and other engaged citizens making Boston stand out.

2017 Women & Power

// The 2017 Women & Power issue

Read about the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts, women’s response to negative feedback, being the breadwinner, and more.

2017 Top Places to Work

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// Winning workplaces

More than 75,000 employees nominated nearly 340 workplaces across Massachusetts. The 125 best across four categories, small to largest, are here.

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