We asked a group of teachers, parents, and students to share an important moment or story related to their role in special education during the pandemic. Here’s what they shared . . .
By Zo Clement, Fabian Rivera Segarra, Mercedes N. Muñoz, Joseph R. Passi, Faith Ann Douglas, Monise Seward, Saili S. Kulkarni, Samuel Bland, Monica Gonzalez, Justice McDonald, Carson Chodos, and Sophia Johansson
This fall, Rethinking Schools’ managing editor Ari Bloomekatz accepted the position of executive editor at the venerable social justice magazine In These Times. We will miss Ari’s humor, imagination, warmth, […]
As one teacher says, “My students may be little, but that does not mean their emotions are.” A parent of a student with Down syndrome and educators in the same district discuss inclusive teaching strategies and pedagogical risk-taking.
This school year, as teachers carefully construct unit plans, build community with students, and navigate ongoing staff shortages, they also have to contend with a barrage of media coverage catastrophizing […]
Rethinking Schools was glad to see the midterm elections bring significant setbacks to MAGA Republicans and the most egregious “election deniers.” But overall the results were a decidedly mixed bag […]
Dear Supporters and Friends of Rethinking Schools, We are thrilled to introduce you to Dr. Cierra Kaler-Jones and to welcome her as Rethinking Schools’ first-ever Executive Director, effective January 17, […]
This free booklet is an invitation to educators everywhere to join the national conversation about how we help our students understand what is happening to our climate, why it is happening, who it is affecting, and what we can do about it. This work belongs to all of us.