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This comprehensive 400-page book from Rethinking Schools helps teachers raise critical issues with students in grades 4–12 about the increasing globalization of the world's economies and infrastructures, and the many different impacts this trend has on our planet and those who live here. Rethinking Globalization offers an extensive collection of readings and source material on critical global issues. Through numerous role...
This stimulating 144-page anthology looks at exemplary practices of teacher unions from the local to the national level. It challenges the reader, while presenting stirring new visions of teacher unions for the 21st century. The 25 articles weave together issues of teacher unionism, classroom reform, working with local communities, and social justice. Contributing authors include Howard Zinn, Dan Perlstein, Robert Lowe,...

Authored By Barbara Miner

Classroom Crusades covers the religious right’s efforts to stamp their own brand of politics and religion upon our country’s schools. Essential reading for anyone who values the Bill of Rights and American democracy. More than 30 articles examine key controversies — from vouchers to creationism, sexuality education, censorship, and the rights of gay/lesbian/bisexual students. It also contains an overview of the conservative...

Authored By Bob Peterson | Edited By Stan Karp, Robert Lowe, Barbara Miner

A valuable, practical resource on an issue that touches every school and community. Going beneath the legal jargon and complex funding formulas, Funding for Justice presents the complicated issues of school finance in readable form for teachers and parents as well as policy makers and education advocates. In over 25 articles packed with information, background, and analysis, Funding for Justice makes...

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