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Teachers Speak Out Against NCLB

Quotes from classroom teachers about the impact of NCLB.

Quotes from classroom teachers about the impact of NCLB.

Teachers Speak Out Against NCLB

Can NCLB Be Left Behind?

Reauthorization could bring ‘damage control’ or more damage.

Reauthorization could bring ‘damage control’ or more damage.

Can NCLB Be Left Behind?

Test Prep and the War

Preparing high schoolers for the Regents exam while studying the War in Iraq.

Preparing high schoolers for the Regents exam while studying the War in Iraq.

Test Prep and the War

The War in Iraq and Daily Classroom Life

Suggestions from a 5th-grade teacher on bringing the War in Iraq into the curriculum.

Suggestions from a 5th-grade teacher on bringing the War in Iraq into the curriculum.

The War in Iraq and Daily Classroom Life

Mis bendiciones

A poem by Jeannette Lozano.

A poem by Jeannette Lozano.

Mis bendiciones

On the Question of Mexicanidad

Encouraging prospective teachers to examine their cultural heritage.

On the Question of Mexicanidad

Still Rethinking Our Classrooms

Rethinking Schools rolls out an updated and expanded version of our bestselling guide to teaching for social justice.

Still Rethinking Our Classrooms

Goodbye and Good Luck to Catherine

We bid a fond farewell to managing editor Catherine Capellaro.

Goodbye and Good Luck to Catherine

It's Imperialism.

How the textbooks get the Cold War wrong

A high school teacher critiques the textbook treatment of the Cold War and U.S. imperialism. She describes her approach to the “curricular conundrum” that the Cold War presents because it lasted so long, and was so far-flung. ""If we are ever to create a different world, one in which the United States does not cast an outsized and militarized shadow across the globe, we need our students to understand how and why that shadow was created in the first place."

It's Imperialism.

Medical Apartheid: Teaching the Tuskegee Syphilis Study

Students in a bioethics class are horrified to learn about the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, during which African American men were denied treatment for syphilis. They draw connections to other medical injustices and write their own codes of ethics for medical research.

Medical Apartheid: Teaching the Tuskegee Syphilis Study

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