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Volume 28, No.3 - Spring 2014

Volume 28, No.3 - Spring 2014
Cover Story

Editorial: Queering Schools

How can we create classrooms and schools where discrimination and assumptions about gender and/or sexuality don’t keep us from nurturing every child, parent, and staff member?

Editorial: Queering Schools

"Aren’t There Any Poor Gay People Besides Me?"

Teaching LGBTQ issues in the rural South

A teacher redesigns her curriculum to support a gay student. As the classroom community strengthens, they confront the impact of poverty and geographic isolation.

"Aren’t There Any Poor Gay People Besides Me?"

500 Square Feet of Respect

Queering a study of the criminal justice system

Facing conflict fueled by racism and homophobia at his school, a teacher develops curriculum for the school-to-prison pipeline aimed at building bridges and academic skills.

500 Square Feet of Respect
Special Section: RESISTING TEACH FOR AMERICA

Organizing Resistance to Teach for America

Former TFA corps members join with parents, students, and veteran teachers to organize a people’s assembly and nationalize efforts against TFA.

Organizing Resistance to Teach for America

An Open Letter to New Teach For America Recruits

A Chicago teacher urges TFA recruits to think twice before they sign up.

An Open Letter to New Teach For America Recruits

Teach For America: A Voice of Dissent

A former TFA corps member describes her experiences inside TFA, beginning with the cultlike atmosphere of the training.

Teach For America: A Voice of Dissent
Features

Civil Disobedience

When a substitute is insensitive to a fragile student, her classmates look to Thoreau for inspiration about how to respond.

Civil Disobedience

Desobediencia civil

Desobediencia civil

Environmental Crime on Trial

Students probe the BP oil spill

The 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill coincided with my first year of teaching modern world history at a high school in Portland, Oregon.

Environmental Crime on Trial

Mything Mandela

Kadir Nelson’s acclaimed picture book Mandela portrays Nelson Mandela as an isolated hero, ignoring the movement of which he was an integral part.

Mything Mandela

Creando el mito de Mandela

Creando el mito de Mandela
Departments
Editorial

The Gathering Resistance to Standardized Tests

Aumentando la resistencia en contra de los exámenes estandarizados

Ed Alert

Ed Alert: Military Teaches Our Kids

Ed Alert: The GED Goes Private

Selling Off Second Chances
Education Action

Victory for Portland Teachers

Good Stuff

When a Picture Book Is Subversive