Teaching about whistleblowers

With Pfc. Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden in the news this week, have you thought about if and how you will teach about these individuals and other whistleblowers in your classroom this school year? Here are some ideas to get you started.  Offer your own suggestions/resources in the comments. Use this powerful portrait of Pfc. Manning […]

Charter Schools and Corporate Ed Reform

The following is an excerpt from Charter Schools and the Corporate Makeover of Public Education: What’s at Stake? co-authored by Michelle Fine and Michael Fabricant. The book traces the evolution of the charter school movement from its origins in community- and educator-based efforts to promote progressive change to their role today as instruments of privatization and […]