The central tasks of the 2020 campaign are to defeat Trump and to strengthen the impact of grassroots social movements on the U.S. political system. If we pursue these goals with energy, hope, and passion, we will win a chance to build the world our students deserve.
Rethinking Bilingual Education is an exciting new collection of articles about bringing students’ home languages into our classrooms.
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.
Volume 34, No. 1 — Fall 2019
We asked a group of radical educators to weigh in on what they hoped would be part of any 2020 presidential candidate's education platform.
A teacher creates a "welcome" poems lesson to celebrate the diversity of students — and with students, turns those poems into action as a way to combat hate on campus.
Middle school math students explore the disproportions of their favorite childhood toys
A math teacher uses Barbies and action figures to teach proportional reasoning and other skills — and to help students think about society's expectations of our shapes and sizes.
On the ground during the historic Los Angeles teachers’ strike
A Los Angeles teacher paints an intimate self-portrait of what it was actually like on the picket line during one of the most important public sector strikes in recent years.
Rethinking Schools editor Jesse Hagopian interviews Gillian Russom, a teacher and leader with UTLA, about how the Los Angeles teachers' strike was organized, what it won, and what it could mean for the future of the #RedForEd movement.
A high school English teacher deconstructs "Hero's Journey" curriculum, shows its patriarchal prejudice, and talks about teaching collective rather than only individual transformation.
Teaching gender diversity in biology
A biology teacher focuses on how rethinking classroom language around gender and reproduction can impact inclusion.
A special education teacher talks about the importance of sharing her own stories — and complexities — with students.
Fred Glass reviews Eric Blanc's Red State Revolt: The Teachers' Strike Wave and Working-Class Politics