Volume 29, No.2 - Winter 2014/2015

Volume 29, No.2 - Winter 2014/2015
Cover Theme: NEW DIRECTIONS FOR EDUCATION ACTIVISTS

A Revitalized Teacher Union Movement

The president of the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association describes paths and pitfalls in moving beyond bread and butter issues to social justice unionism.

A Revitalized Teacher Union Movement

Portraits from a Public School in Harlem

What happens when a vibrant community school is undermined by district policies? A story in text and photographs.

Portraits from a Public School in Harlem

Testing Assumptions

High school students creatively and successfully organize against high-stakes testing in Rhode Island.

Testing Assumptions

Un examen de prejuicios

Un grupo de estudiantes de secundaria se organizan para protestar los exámenes de alto impacto de Rhode Island.

Un examen de prejuicios
Features

Happening Yesterday, Happened Tomorrow

Teaching the ongoing murders of black men

A poet/teacher/activist shows students how to use poetry to understand and share their pain and outrage.

Happening Yesterday, Happened Tomorrow

Sucediendo ayer, sucedió mañana

Enseñando sobre los continuos asesinatos de hombres negros

Una poeta, maestra y activista le muestra a sus estudiantes cómo utilizar la poesía para entender y compartir el dolor y la rabia que sienten.

Sucediendo ayer, sucedió mañana

When Emma Goldman Entered the Room

Dealing with the unexpected in a role play

When misogynist stereotypes emerge during a role play, a high school history teacher must decide how best to raise the issue.

When Emma Goldman Entered the Room

Strike!

Teaching labor history in a right-to-work state

A teacher educator introduces her students to labor history and makes a case for its centrality to U.S. history.

Strike!

Empowering Change Through Art

The campaign for artful resistance

A teacher educator introduces her students to labor history and makes a case for its centrality to U.S. history.

Empowering Change Through Art
Book Reviews

Children With Absent Parents

Children With Absent Parents

No Principles, No Progress

No Principles, No Progress