Conversation of the Week

What does your family think about education issues, sports scandals and the latest campaign headlines? Each week, The Family Dinner Project posts a summary of a current news story, along with thought-provoking questions that will help your family talk about topics that matter.
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A Teacher’s Greatest Lesson

October 30th, 2014

Shadowing high school students, Alexis Wiggins learns more than she ever imagined

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Posting Positivity

October 20th, 2014

A teen responds to bullying with positivity – and her school has a surprising reaction.

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Students Take a Stand

October 9th, 2014

Featuring conversation starters about censorship, freedom and history

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High-Tech Parents, Low-Tech Kids

September 25th, 2014

Should techie parents keep their kids away from gadgets?

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CVS: Selling health, not cigarettes

September 10th, 2014

What do you think about this momentous decision?

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The Boys of Summer

August 29th, 2014

A Little League coach proves it’s not winning or losing, but how you play the game that matters.

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Looking for a Two Bedroom, Two Bath on Mars?

August 19th, 2014

A Conversation of the Week that’s out of this World

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A Slam-Dunk for Women

August 12th, 2014

The NBA’s first female coach is a historic moment worth talking about.

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The Selfie and the Sacred

August 1st, 2014

A picture worth a thousand (plus) words on the Internet

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Time to Stop the Styrofoam

July 21st, 2014

A group of kids take on Dunkin’ Donuts and their trademark styrofoam cup

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A Player with Bite

July 2nd, 2014

A conversation about Luis Suarez’s antics on the soccer field

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Doing it by the Book

June 24th, 2014

A little free library makes BIG headlines