Are You Teaching for Black Lives?

Brad Sigal Photos When Teaching for Black Lives was first published, one of the book’s editors, Dyan Watson, set the stakes: “I have two Black sons. For me, this collection is about […]

Rethinking Schools is Hiring a Membership Associate

Summary Membership Associate needed for half-time work in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  This position is responsible for Rethinking Schools’ (RS) customer/member relations and maintaining the central Salesforce database of all constituents of […]

Education in the Time of the Coronavirus

Now is not the time to pull away from social justice education activism, but to find new ways to express it. As schools go onto the internet (at least for older students) — or into hibernation — we need to make sure this happens in a way that does not promote greater inequality.

The Coronavirus and Our Work

(Ricardo Levins Morales) First, we hope that you are safe and healthy. This is a stressful and frightening time for everyone, and the uncertainty of where the coronavirus pandemic is […]

New York Post Attacks Rethinking Schools

Dear Rethinking Schools friends, Have you seen the recent attacks on Rethinking Schools? Over the past couple of weeks, the New York Post published two pieces attacking social justice teaching […]

The Green New Deal and Our Schools

By the editors of Rethinking Schools As Mark Hertsgaard and Kyle Pope wrote recently in The Nation, “There is a runaway train racing toward us, and its name is climate change. […]

Students “Warrior Up” for Climate Justice

[This is the third installment of our new environmental justice column — Earth, Justice, and Our Classrooms — and celebrates the annual two-day “Climate Justice Fair” at Madison High School […]