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Back when I was a freshman in high school, a senior made a short documentary about a group of extremely young feminists in my class who were dismissed as "dirty girls."

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It seems the schoolyard is more boring than ever. Researchers found that lackluster playground designs brought to us by strict equipment safety rules and low budgets have made outdoor playtime unappealing to toddlers at child care centers around the nation. The need to meet stringent academic requirements is leading schools to underemphasize physical play too.

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Is Snoop Dogg the new Joe Camel? Is Ronald McDonald? What about Facebook -- has that website become synonymous with an infamous tobacco industry cartoon that preyed on unsuspecting kids?

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With the number of kids living below the poverty line closing in on 25 percent, homelessness and hunger are becoming normal for American children, as illustrated by this "60 Minutes" report.

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The statistical evidence is that smaller class size means better education, but smaller class size also means higher taxes. So Education Secretary Arne Duncan chose trickery to divert parents from the clear road.

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