Volume 17, No.3

Spring 2003

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  • No Comment 17.3

    Poetry Cancelled

    Poetry Cancelled

  • Black Over-representation in Special Education Not Confined to Segregation States

    By Joel McNally

    Many suspect the over-representation of African Americans in special education really began to grow after the U.S. Supreme Court ordered public schools to be desegregated in 1954. Five of the […]

  • Resources 17.3

    Resources for teaching about war

    Check out these valuable resources, reviewed by Rethinking Schools editors and Teaching for Change colleagues.

  • Shorts 17.3

    School Named for Civil Rights Leader

    School Named for Civil Rights Leader

  • Resources for Sexism Unit

    BOOKS Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics, by bell hooks (South End Press, 2000). This book contains accessible theoretical essays. The introductory essay provides a great overview of feminism and sexism. […]

  • Student Page 17.3

    Two Voices

    Two Voices

  • Ed Web 17.3

    By Stan Karp

    IRAQJOURNAL.ORG This may turn out to be the web’s “first war.” During the Gulf War in 1991, it was 24-hour cable news coverage, especially from CNN, that became a factor […]

  • Good Stuff 17.3

    By Herbert Kohl

    VOYAGING ACROSS CULTURES Caravan to America: Living Arts of the Silk Road, Major, John S. and Belanus, Betty J. (forward by Yo-Yo Ma). (Chicago: Cricket Books/A Marcato Book, 2002). Math […]

  • Keeping Public Schools Public

    Privatizers' Trojan Horse - Bush's NCLB law funnels money to for-profits, churches, voucher supporters.

    By Barbara Miner

    Have I got a deal for you! Worried about these tough economic times? There’s more than a billion dollars of Uncle Sam’s money to be made tutoring poor kids. No […]

  • Letters 17.3

    Helen Keller I was quite interested to see your article “The Truth about Helen Keller,” by Ruth Shagoury Hubbard [Fall 2002 issue]. It is true that many books for children […]

  • Fund the Schools, Not the War

    Children in both Iraq and the United States would be better served by promoting peace, not funding war. Most students and educators in the United States don’t know that the […]

  • A Ghetto Within a Ghetto

    African-American Students are Over-Represented in Special Education Programs

    By Joel McNally

    African-American students are over-represented in special ed.

  • Seventh Graders and Sexism

    A New Teacher Helps her Students Analyze Gender Stereotypes in the Media

    By Lisa Espinosa

    A new teacher puts theory into action in her Chicago classroom.

  • Colorado Upholds the Right to Bilingual Education

    By Padres Unidos

    A community group reflects on the successful struggle against Unz.

  • Proposed Budget Cuts Trigger Student Walkouts

    A Portland High School Student Responds to the State's Brutal Cuts

    By Alex Diamond

    A Portland high school student responds to the state’s brutal cuts.

  • Focus on Affirmative Action

    The Great Demancipator

    By Derrick Z. Jackson

    Two op-eds expose Bush’s hypocrisy on affirmative action.

  • E.S.E.A. Watch 17.3

    Equity Claims for NCLB Don't Pass the Test

    By Stan Karp

    Equity claims for NCLB don’t pass the test.