bell hooks: Learning as Revolution

hooks’ influence on social justice education was so immense and so longstanding that we may not even recognize all the ways she touched our vision of the world — and our classrooms.

DÕa de los Muertos

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Resources 22.4

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Short Stuff 20.1

NCLB Rebellion The state of Connecticut announced in August it is suing the U.S. government over the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law. State officials object to NCLB’s testing mandates, […]

Teen Support for Iraq War Wanes

A July poll by Harris Interactive shows that significantly fewer teens, aged 13 to 18, support the war in Iraq. One quarter of those surveyed (24 percent) said they supported […]

KPSP

Computer Heroics Kids, geeky grownups, and techies can express their inner superhero instincts with the CD-ROM version of the popular website www.HeroMachine. com. The computer program allows users to personalize […]

Miscellany

Correction In the small schools issue of Rethinking Schools, (Vol. 19, No. 4) in an article entitled “Not in Our Name,” I seemed to have committed a few errors of fact […]

Resources

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Good Stuff 20.4

My grandmother Becky wanted me to be fat, and my mother wanted me to be skinny. Becky escaped from poverty and anti-Semitism in Poland around 1904. For her, being heavy […]

The Science Behind Climate Change

The science behind climate change isn’t hard: Burn carbon-based fuels (virtually all fossil fuels are carbon-based) and you add heat-trapping carbon to the atmosphere. Create oxygen-free conditions for decomposition, such […]

Short Stuff 27.2

SCHOOL-TO-PRISON PIPELINE IN MISSISSIPPI The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit against Meridian, Mississippi, Oct. 24, 2012, arguing that the city’s juvenile justice system has operated a school-to-prison […]

Literature for Young Bilingual Readers

The Upside Down Boy/El niño de cabezaby Juan Felipe Herrera(Children’s Book Press, 2000) Featherless/Desplumadoby Juan Felipe Herrera(Children’s Book Press, 2004) At a recent districtwide meeting of bilingual educators, teachers raised […]

Resources 27.2

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Letters to the Editor 27.3

CONTINUING CONTROVERSY OVER NEW TEACHER TEST We write to clarify misunderstandings about the edTPA initiative described in “Stanford/Pearson Test for New Teachers Draws Fire” (winter 2013) by Nini Hayes and […]

Encounters

Hello Goodbye Hello:A Circle of 101 Remarkable MeetingsBy Craig BrownSimon & Schuster, 2012 A Bintel Brief:Sixty Years of Letters from the Lower East Side to the Jewish Daily ForwardBy Isaac […]