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Rethinking Schools: An Agenda for Change

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Rethinking Schools includes sections on rethinking language arts and social studies curricula, testing and tracking, national education policy, antibias and multicultural education, and building school communities. These articles are practical essays by classroom teachers as well as educators such as Henry Louis Gates Jr., Bill Bigelow, Lisa D. Delpit, and Howard Zinn. Res ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published March 1st 1995 by The New Press (first published January 1st 1995)
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Synthia Salomon, Ed.S.
Sep 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
“Homophobic name-calling is pervasive.

Teaching children to be critical oppression is teaching true morality, and teachers have a right, indeed the obligation, to alert their students to all forms of oppression. Educating children not to be homophonic is one way to show the difference between oppressive and non oppressive behavior” (p. 41).
Jessica Williams
Jan 22, 2008 is currently reading it
currently reading and...while it is a little dated...I am appreciating the universal themes. A good read for anyone interested in or working in education...
Ill let you know how many "stars" when I finish it.
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