This is your take on a newsy, topical or controversial issue. We want tight, well-argued pieces that combine anecdote and analysis to make a strong case for a particular point of view. Up to 1,200 words. Completed essays only and please include word count. 

Examples include:

I don't want my son to read in kindergarten

Why I don’t let my young daughter wear a bikini

I don't go to every school event

For time-sensitive pieces, please indicate as much in the subject line.

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