It’s time to consider how to create schools that are themselves centers for the continual learning of everyone involved
A Washington, D.C., school shows the promise of how parent organizing contributes to equity-driven urban school reform
Fighting “age compression” and the “commercialization of childhood”
Thinking critically about bully-prevention programs
A review of the film American Pastime and baseball under mass incarceration
How textbooks distort and lie about conscientious objection to World War II.
Thoughts on putting up walls — and tearing them down.
Teaching The Kite Runner and the ‘good war’.
Oscar Wilde, Svab and my students.
Get students passionate about writing and the grammar will follow
The Palestinian poet’s richly descriptive style resonated with displaced peoples everywhere
Poem by Mahmoud Darwish
Scenes from the mad, mad, mad world of testing companies
New teachers leave the profession at an alarming rate —and there’s no single reason or easy solutions
Multicultural education has to be based on dialogue—both among students and between students and teachers
Washington, D.C., bribes its students to perform
Barack Obama’s election isn’t the end of racism
Food insecurity and hunger are a serious threat to children’s lives
When immigrant students count —and when they don’t
Low-income students take the college admissions process into their own hands
Lessons on school desks and dream homes
No matter where we fall on the political spectrum, one point of agreement is that children deserve quality teachers. What becomes more contentious is how society defines “quality” teachers and […]
As an educator constantly searching for ways to use popular culture in my classroom
Iraq’s children have been more gravely affected by the U.S. occupation than any other segment of the population.”
The American Empire has always been a bipartisan project—Democrats and Republicans have taken turns extending it