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A physics teacher uses student research and other exercises to urge his high school class to wrestle with race, privilege, and representation.
A high school teacher explores how the dynamics of a classroom can change when a student leaves and what the effects can be on that student, the other students, and the teacher.
An elementary school teacher developed the Quetzal Conundrum game to help students understand the impact of global warming in Costa Rica.
Janine Jackson, program director at Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) and host of their weekly radio show CounterSpin, interviewed Rethinking Schools editor Wayne Au over the summer about the failure of Bill Gates’ educational initiatives. This transcript of the interview has been edited for clarity and length. JANINE JACKSON: A new report from the RAND Corporation concludes that the multimillion-dollar teacher evaluation project, championed and partially bankrolled by Bill Gates,...
“Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world.” That’s the only thing this Haitian American teacher remembers being taught in school about her family’s country of origin. She calls for a revolution in how educators teach Haiti.
Immediately after an earthquake devastated Haiti in 2010, corporations swooped in to capitalize on the destruction and to privatize public enterprises. Hagopian explores how disaster capitalism hit the education system and what the effects were on students and families.
An educator reflects on how the education system has continually tested her Blackness from grade school through professional development, and argues that we need more Black spaces to nurture brilliance.
His buildings reached into the sky.His businesses just grew and grew.Then Trump became our president —people wanted something new. Believe it or not, this poem is included in a picture book about President Trump, published by Scholastic Inc. for 5- to 7-year-olds — and sums up its message. A companion version for 8- to 12-year-olds is no better. It dedicates 10 glowing pages to Trump’s business career, high-rises, and casinos, but...
Union activists have been tirelessly organizing with communities, recognizing that these are the same stories of communities across the United States. The fight will go on, even as disaster capitalism on steroids wants to destroy the public education system.
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