Articles by Sara Winnick

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Special Education in Providence and Beyond

Features, May 01 2015

by Sara Winnick

On Tuesday, April 14, the cafeteria monitors at The Grace School are Dylan and Jada. Anthony handles the library. The teacher …

A review of Dope

Features, May 01 2015

by Sara Winnick & Casey Friedman

The frame freezes: a grey Gameboy rotates as it falls, darkred blood splattered across the square screen. Early on inthe newly …

From the Editors V.30 N.8

News, Apr 10 2015

by Sara Winnick

One May I spent three weeks sitting in an armchair in my family room. I looked through a wall of slide-open …

Save the Children?

The Childhood Education Debate That’s Really About Adults

Features, Mar 13 2015

by Sara Winnick

According to Leanne Barrett, senior analyst at the policy and advocacy center Kids Count Rhode Island, five state departments currently oversee …

Class and the American Montessori Movement

Features, Jan 30 2015

by Sara Winnick

Providence, 2014 The foyer features a grand staircase and crown moldings. The mansion-turned pre-school’s hallway is lined with offices that used …


Chapel Haven’s program for adults with disabilities

Arts, Nov 14 2014

by Sara Winnick

To pick up my brother, I drive 10 minutes on the highway from my parent’s house, take a right at the …

Pink Sky

Literary, Oct 31 2014

by Sara Winnick

She is dressed as toilet paper. He wears Groucho Marx glasses. They meet at a Halloween party. At the wedding his …

What We Mean When We Call People "Smart"

A (personal) history of intelligence

Features, Oct 17 2014

by Sara Winnick

1509, Europe Etymologists trace the first known use of intelligens, past participle of intelligere, back to sixteenth century France. The noun …


Crafting with corn syrup

Metabolics, Feb 14 2014

by Sara Winnick

February 14 is the only day of the year well-suited for red construction paper, public displays of affection, temporary cupid tattoos, …