A poem—and the history behind it—about being invisible, yet stereotyped, as an African American student bused to a predominantly white school.
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.
This new and expanded edition collects the best articles dealing with race and culture in the classroom that have appeared in Rethinking Schools magazine.
Five years in the making, A People’s Curriculum for the Earth is a collection of articles, role plays, simulations, stories, poems, and graphics to help breathe life into teaching about the environmental crisis.
Volume 29, No.1 - Fall 2014
An African American middle school teacher calls on white teachers to think before they routinely send black children to black teachers when there is a problem.
Una maestra afroamericana de secundaria les pide a los maestros blancos que piensen antes de mandarles los niños negros a los maestros negros cada vez que tengan un problema con ellos.
A white high school teacher prepares her students to read August Wilson’s Fences by leading an exploration of the n-word.
Silicon Valley breeds corporate reformers with national reach
Rocketship Education, a rapidly expanding charter school chain, shows what happens when the rich control our schools.
Working for equitable family involvement in a dual-immersion elementary school
A kindergarten teacher tries to change the power imbalance between Spanish- and English-speaking parents in her classroom and school.
Una maestra de kínder intenta cambiar el balance de poder entre los padres hispanohablantes y angloparlantes en su salón y su escuela.
The role of JROTC
A high school teacher describes the problematic impact of the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps at her school.