No More “Normal”

Return to normal? Normal was awful. It’s time to be bold.

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Protecting Trans Youth

By the editors of Rethinking Schools

We must do what we can, where we can, to protect the LGBTQ+ young people in our lives, communities, and schools.


How the Attack on Teachers Threatens the Future of Public Schools

By Sarah Jaffe

As part of the so-called “Great Resignation,” many teachers are leaving the field or thinking of leaving earlier than expected; the impact on public education could be catastrophic.

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Rethinking Schools is the country’s leading grassroots magazine for social and racial justice in education.

About Rethinking Schools

Rethinking Schools began in 1986, when a group of Milwaukee education activists — teachers, teacher educators, and community members — met to talk about how they could bring more critical voices into the conversation about public schools and libraries. These founding Rethinking Schools editors saw a school curriculum that was conservative, dumbed-down, and dominated by corporate-produced textbooks. Inappropriate standardized testing was rampant. Racial bias infected every level of schooling.