In addition to a wide range of articles, Rethinking Schools has regular columns including:

  • Rethinking the Classroom - innovative lesson plans
  • Resources - a review of useful classroom materials
  • Good Stuff - special resources suggested by educator/author Herbert Kohl
  • Annotated Bibliographies on selected topics

No other publication so successfully combines theory and practice and links classroom issues to broader policy concerns. Rethinking Schools has become an invaluable resource for anyone committed to high-quality, equitable schools.

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Linda Darling-Hammond
William F. Russell Professor in the Foundations of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University Author of Authentic Assessment in Action

Rethinking Schools is the country's leading grassroots journal for education reform. An independent, quarterly journal, it is written by teachers, parents, and educational activists — people who understand the day-to-day realities of reforming our schools. Every issue is filled with innovative teaching ideas, analyses of important policy issues, and listings of valuable resources.

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