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Volume 21 Number 3

COVER STORY: Raised by Women
By Linda Christensen
Building classroom relationships through poetry.

EDITORIAL: White Supremacy Is Not Color Blind
By the Editors of Rethinking Schools
Supreme Court rulings affecting Louisville and Seattle could wipe out the last vestiges of the 1954 Brown decision.

Goodbye and Good Luck to Catherine We bid a fond farewell to managing editor Catherine Capellaro.

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

On the Question of Mexicanidad
By Aurolyn Luykx
Encouraging prospective teachers to examine their cultural heritage.

Mis bendiciones A poem by Jeannette Lozano.

The War in Iraq and Daily Classroom Life
By Bob Peterson
Suggestions from a 5th-grade teacher on bringing the War in Iraq into the curriculum.

Test Prep and the War
By Jessica Klonsky
Preparing high schoolers for the Regents exam while studying the War in Iraq.

Can NCLB Be Left Behind?
By Barbara Miner
Reauthorization could bring ‘damage control’ or more damage.

Teachers Speak Out Against NCLB Quotes from classroom teachers about the impact of NCLB.

Overhauling NCLB: What You Can Do
By Monty Neill
8th-grade algebra meets rising gas prices and peak oil.

Tom Mooney - A Teacher First
By Bill Bigelow

Union Power for Quality Schools
By Mark Simon

Elephants in the Room
By Gregory Michie
When mainstream media report on urban schools, the real story is often what goes unsaid.

The Morning After The Morning After
By Michelle Fine
Michelle Fine describes the issues faced by U.S. Muslim-American youth following not only 9/11 but the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

'I Just Want to Read Frog and Toad'
By Melanie Quinn
Another child's love of reading runs smack into No Child Left Behind.

'Use Another Word'
By Nancy Meltzoff
One school's campaign against put-downs.

Lies My Spanish Textbooks Tell
By Sandy Shedivy
Latinos dance, they sing, they happily play baseball. And what great food!