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Volume 21, No.3 - Spring 2007

Volume 21, No.3 - Spring 2007
Cover Story

Raised by Women

Building classroom relationships through poetry.

Raised by Women
Editorial

Editorial: White Supremacy Is Not Color Blind

By the Editors of Rethinking Schools

Supreme Court rulings affecting Louisville and Seattle could wipe out the last vestiges of the 1954 Brown decision.

Editorial: White Supremacy Is Not Color Blind
Departments

Goodbye and Good Luck to Catherine

Still Rethinking Our Classrooms

On the Question of Mexicanidad

Mis bendiciones

A poem by Jeannette Lozano.

The War in Iraq and Daily Classroom Life

Suggestions from a 5th-grade teacher on bringing the War in Iraq into the curriculum.

Test Prep and the War

Preparing high schoolers for the Regents exam while studying the War in Iraq.

Can NCLB Be Left Behind?

Reauthorization could bring ‘damage control’ or more damage.

Teachers Speak Out Against NCLB

Quotes from classroom teachers about the impact of NCLB.

Overhauling NCLB

8th-grade algebra meets rising gas prices and peak oil.

Tom Mooney - A Teacher First

Tom Mooney - Ohio's Children Lose a Labor Leader

Union Power for Quality Schools

Elephants in the Room

When mainstream media report on urban schools, the real story is often what goes unsaid.

The Morning After The Morning After

Michelle Fine describes the issues faced by U.S. Muslim-American youth following not only 9/11 but the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

'I Just Want to Read Frog and Toad'

Another child's love of reading runs smack into No Child Left Behind.

'Use Another Word'

One school's campaign against put-downs.

Lies My Spanish Textbooks Tell

Latinos dance, they sing, they happily play baseball. And what great food!