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A Cauldron of Opposition in Duncan's Hometown

An Interview with Karen Lewis and Jackson Potter

The new leadership of the Chicago Teachers Union explains how they won and where they're going.

A Cauldron of Opposition in Duncan's Hometown

How One Elementary School Sparked A Citywide Movement to Make Black Students' Lives Matter

Teachers at one Seattle school show the important role educators have to play in the movement for Black lives, in part by creating a Black Lives Matter at School day, having 3,000 teachers wear Black Lives Matter T-shirts, and responding together to issues like the death of Charleena Lyles. 

How One Elementary School Sparked A Citywide Movement to Make Black Students' Lives Matter

The Struggle for Bilingual Education

An Interview by Bob Peterson with Bilingual Education Advocate Tony Báez

Organizer and advocate Tony Báez has been fighting for improved bilingual education programs for decades. In this interview, he talks about the current state of bilingual education and describes how parents and educators won a maintenance K–12 bilingual program in the Milwaukee Public Schools.

The Struggle for Bilingual Education

What We Don't Learn About the Black Panther Party — but Should

The history of the Black Panther Party holds vital lessons for today’s movement for Black lives and all movements to confront racism, inequality, and police violence. But our textbooks distort the significance of the Panthers — or exclude them completely.

What We Don't Learn About the Black Panther Party — but Should

Our Fall 2017 Picks for Books, Videos, Websites, and Other Social Justice Education Resources

>> Picture Books Thunder Boy Jr.  By Sherman AlexieIllustrated by Yuyi Morales(Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2016)40 pp. In this gorgeous picture book, Thunder Boy Jr. wants his own name. His dad is called Big Thunder, and he doesn’t want to just be Little Thunder. He wants a name all to himself, one that speaks to who he is and what he’s done. Alexie’s narrative captures the tension and excitement...

Our Fall 2017 Picks for Books, Videos, Websites, and Other Social Justice Education Resources

"No One is Going to Tell Us What is Right"

Language and Decolonization in Alaska

A journalist explores the way Indigenous language and community is connected to the classroom in several communities in Alaska, and explores how educators there have built new frameworks to fight against Eurocentric curriculum.

"No One is Going to Tell Us What is Right"

"Stupid Book of Wrongness"

The Heartland Institute's Climate Change Denial Book Meets Informed 3rd and 4th Graders

A teacher shows his 3rd- and 4th-grade students the Heartland Institute's climate change denial book that was sent to every science teacher in the nation. 

"Stupid Book of Wrongness"

Editorial: Making Black Lives Matter in Our Schools

As we return to our schools this fall, we need to rededicate ourselves to building an education system and a society that values Black lives. 

Editorial: Making Black Lives Matter in Our Schools

Who Do I Belong To?

A Black Teacher's Dilemma

A teacher in a predominantly white school and classroom describes how she chose to protect and educate one of her Black students, rather than use him to educate her white students.

Who Do I Belong To?

Black is Beautiful

A kindergarten teacher uses images, literature, poetry, and collages — as well as her own history — to challenge students' implicit bias and preconceived notions surrounding the color black and to teach the lesson that Black is beautiful.

Black is Beautiful

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