Table of Contents
The Shame of the Nation
The restoration of apartheid schooling in America
A teacher introduces his students to the slippery concept of race
Teaching About Global Warming in Truck Country
A middle school teacher helps the heirs of truck culture examine climate changeBy Jana Dean
Helping kids who've grown up in the "truck culture" examine climate change.
Rethinking Agatha Christie
The strange and offensive history of Ten Little Indians
The strange and offensive history of "Ten Little Indians" (Hint: They weren't always called "Indians.")
Playing with Gender
The staff at an early childhood center asks hard questions about gender identityBy Ann Pelo
Students Galvanize for Immigrant Rights
A high school club in Wisconsin changes life for students, parents, and the larger community
- Katrina’s Lessons
There’s no guarantee of quality in Milwaukee’s voucher schoolsBy Barbara Miner
- Christopher Columbus and the Iraq War By Bill Bigelow
- Film By Bob Peterson
- Stand and Be Counter
- Film: By Terry Burant
- An Unnatural Disaster
- Draft Resolution to End Military Recruitment Abuse By Bill Bigelow
- War Is Fun as Hell
- The Science Behind Climate Change
- Short Stuff
- We Don't Need Another Soldier
- Student Voices
- Books: By Wayne Au
- Teen Support for Iraq War Wanes
- Good Stuff
For almost two decades, teachers have looked to Reading, Writing, and Rising Up as a trusted text to integrate social justice teaching in language arts classrooms.
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