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Volume 17 Number 1

E.S.E.A. Watch
By Bob Peterson
The federal education law is leaving English-language learners behind.

Keeping Public Schools Public
By Barbara Miner
Voucher decision opens Pandora's box.

Reading and Writing the World
By Linda Christensen
The "Age Poem" — building a community of trust.

Rethinking Globalization
By Bill Bigelow
Ideas for organizing and teaching against sweatshops.

The Puerto Rican Vejigante
By Patty Bode
The importance of teaching art in its social and cultural context.

The Truth About Helen Keller
By Ruth Shagoury Hubbard
Children's books about Helen Keller distort her life.

'Curriculum is Everything that Happens'
By Leon Lynn
Questions and answers with veteran teacher Rita Tenorio.

Teaching to Make a Difference
By the editors of Rethinking Schools
Advice to new teachers from teachers who've been there.

Getting Students Off The Track
By Jessie Singer
A new teacher questions the elitism of her school's culture and helps launch reform.

The Best Discipline is a Good Curriculum
By Kelley Dawson
It's easier when both students and teacher care about what's being taught.

It's All About Respect
By Stacie Williams
After 26 years in the classroom, Kim Williams has learned a thing or two

Día de los Muertos: Talking with Students About Death
By Dale Weiss
A Latin-American holiday offers an opportunity for discussion and grieving.

Teachers Beware: Corporate Science Invades the Schools
By John Borowski
An ecology teacher explains how science education is being undermined.

Black Students' Unlikely 'Emancipators'
By Derrick Jackson
Disingenuous use of Frederick Douglass by voucher supporters.

Educate for Global Justice: A Key Lesson from Sept. 11
By the editors of Rethinking Schools
'The last year has not been an easy time for educators...'

The Fordham Foundation: Don't Think, Just Salute
By the editors of Rethinking Schools
'The anniversary of Sept. 11 found the nation and our schools still wrestling uneasy...'

Remembering Tyson
By Dale Weiss
'I'll never forget the first time I met Tyson...'

Our Lack of Compassion
By Nora Davis
'What this world needs is a little compassion...'

Rethinking Schools Listserv
By the editors of Rethinking Schools
'If you wish to be part of Rethinking Schools listserv...'