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Volume 25, No.2 - Winter 2010/2011

Volume 25, No.2 - Winter 2010/2011
Cover Stories

Saving Our Schools from Superheroes

Saving Our Schools from Superheroes

Superhero School Reform Heading Your Way

Now playing in Newark, NJ

Newark is a test case for celebrities and big money to burst the dam that has protected public education.

Superhero School Reform Heading Your Way

The Ultimate $uperpower

Supersized dollars drive Waiting for ‘Superman’ agenda

An investigative report on the analog conservatives and digital billionaires behind the films interlaced marketing and political campaigns.

The Ultimate $uperpower
Features

‘If There Is No Struggle . . .’

Teaching a people’s history of the abolition movement

Students "become" members of an abolitionist organization and grapple with the strategic dilemmas faced by one of the most significant U.S. social movements.

‘If There Is No Struggle . . .’

‘My Teacher Is a Lesbian’

Coming out at school

Adventures of an out teacher and some suggestions for deciding if and how to come out to your students.

‘My Teacher Is a Lesbian’

Neither Fair Nor Accurate

Research-based reasons why high-stakes tests should not be used to evaluate teachers

Six clear explanations why value-added measurements don't make sense for teacher assessment.

Neither Fair Nor Accurate

Teaching Is a Fight

An interview with Sal Castro

Reminiscences by the teacher who helped lead the 1968 Chicana/o student blowouts in Los Angeles.

Teaching Is a Fight

The History All Around Us

The school building becomes text when a teacher uses place as a way to make history come alive.

The History All Around Us

Whitening Arizona

Teacher education in a time of war against our students

When children are under attack, teacher educators need to instill activism as well as pedagogy in preservice teachers.

Whitening Arizona
Departments

Every School a Sanctuary

Letters to the Editors

IN MEMORIAM

A Tribute to Frank Emi

SHORTS

Chicago Parents Demand a School Library--and Win

Reviews

Saurcana, Terror from the Sea

Fiction That Tells the Truth

Mixed : Portraits of Multiracial Kids

Say It Loud: I’m Mixed and I’m Proud
Good Stuff

Stereotypes