We Are NOT Waiting For Superman! – New Issue of Rethinking Schools Features Chicago CORE

[Note especially the link to the interview with Karen Lewis & Jackson Potter.]

We’re not waiting for Superman! The fall issue of Rethinking Schools focuses on the fight for public education—in the unions, on the streets, and in our classrooms.

Our first article is an inspiring interview with Karen Lewis and Jackson Potter, whose rank-and-file caucus won the leadership of the Chicago Teachers Union. See how they did it, and what their plans are for the future.

Leigh Dingerson looks at what Michelle Rhee’s policies have meant for the teachers and students in Washington, D.C.

David Bacon followed education protests throughout California last year—he calls it “The Perfect Storm.”

One of our most exciting curriculum articles is about a little-known piece of World War II history: citizens of Latin American countries who were deported to the United States and then sent to Japan in exchange for US POWs. Moé Yonamine’s role play immerses middle school students in the historical, legal, and social questions involved.

And that’s just the beginning…

Check it all out at www.rethinkingschools.org


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