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Race to the Bottom

By Lynda Dell

Race to the Top and Common Core State Standards sound like good ideas, right? Preparing the next generation to compete globally in the 21st century is a noble pursuit. 293 more words

Human Interest

Targeting Books and Films, The Library That Target Built

Illustrations for the new issue of Rethinking Schools (Summer 2014 vol. 28, no.4)!

The articles they accompany are not online but about how Target’s corporate funding of a public school library affected the students and how teachers are using “12 Years A Slave” and “Hunger Games” to teach social justice.


2014 Horace Mann Upstanders Book Awards: Books to Enhance Social Justice

I attended the 7th Annual Children’s Literature Conference & Horace Mann Upstanders Book Awards. This small but mighty conference is hosted by Antioch University in Los Angeles in an effort to celebrate children’s literature that promotes social justice.  438 more words