Zinn Education Project

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Teaching for Change and Rethinking Schools collaborate to bring a people’s history to the classroom.

Central America

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More than four million Central Americans reside in the United States today, yet the lack of resources in most schools on Central American heritage make the rich history and literature of the region invisible. Also missing from the curriculum is the direct connection between U.S. foreign policy and Central American immigration to the United States. […]

Online Bookstore

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Multicultural and social justice books for all ages. From 2005 to April, 2015, Teaching for Change operated one of the best brick and mortar multicultural bookstores on the East Coast at Busboys and Poets (14th & V). For ten years, Teaching for Change drew on its experience in multicultural literature for the classroom and its wide […]

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Tellin’ Our Story: How Tellin’ Stories works in school Community Building: Tellin’ Stories creates opportunities for families across race, class, language and cultural boundaries to connect to each other and to their school — often for the first time — through the power of story. In our Story Quilting series, each participant shares a story […]

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Under Pressure, Scholastic Recalls Racist Children’s Book

A firestorm erupted when Scholastic released a children’s book early this month, A Birthday Cake for George Washington, by Ramin Ganeshram and illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton, featuring smiling slaves baking a cake for George Washington. Read more.

Teaching for Change Highlights

John_Carlos3 As we celebrate our 25th anniversary, we are pleased to share highlights from Teaching for Change’s work in 2015. Read more.

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