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Volume 23 Number 1

FreePutting Out the Linguistic Welcome Mat
By Linda Christensen
Honoring students’ home languages builds an inclusive classroom.

Free for a limited timeAn Incomplete Identity
By Marona Amandla Leaura Graham-Bailey
A young teacher laments the lack of black mentors.

Peers, Power, and Privilege
By Lauren G. Mednick
The social worlds of a 2nd-grade classroom.

Free The Disparity Gap The ‘achievement gap’ is not the only statistic that disconnects black youth from their peers.

Whitewashing the Past
By Bob Peterson
It’s time to rethink textbooks.

Free for a limited time The Murder of Sean Bell
By Renée Watson
From pain to poetry.

More Than a Statistic
By Dorothy Franklin
Reflections on the black side of school discipline.

Free Editorial: Learning from Early Childhood
By the Editors of Rethinking Schools
Social justice education needs to start early.

Free 'None of the Above'
By Amalia Oulahan
Defiant teachers show they’ve had enough of NCLB.

Which of the Above?
By Stan Karp
The election of ’08: another high-stakes standardized test.

Embracing a Vision of Social Justice in Early Childhood Education
By Ann Pelo
The introduction to the new Rethinking Schools book Rethinking Early Childhood Education

My Talk With the Principal
By Anthony E. Iannone
Thoughts on putting up walls — and tearing them down.

Afghanistan's Ghosts
By Ian McFeat
Teaching The Kite Runner and the 'good war'.

They Call This Data?
By Amy Gutowski
Oscar Wilde, Svab and my students.

Free Young Children at Risk
By Kelley Dawson Salas
A review of Nancy Carlsson-Paige’s Taking Back Childhood: Helping Your Kids Thrive in a Fast-Paced, Media-Saturated Violence-Filled World.

Free Lost in the Market
By Barbara Miner
A review of Benjamin R. Barber?s Consumed: How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults, and Swallow Citizens Whole.

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