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

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Our civil rights teaching goes beyond the heroes approach to the Civil Rights Movement.

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Tellin’ Stories, our parent organizing program, uses the power of story to connect people.

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Julian Hipkins III Joins Teaching for Change Staff

news_Julian-Hipkins Award-winning high school teacher Julian Hipkins III has been a long time collaborator with Teaching for Change on countless initiatives from the Zinn Education Project to Storycorps to Civil Rights Teaching. We are very pleased to announce that the collaboration will now be full time as Hipkins joins our staff as the Civil Rights Movement and Labor History Initiative for Mississippi Project Director and overall Teaching for Change Curriculum Specialist. Read more.

Teaching the Truth about Youth Migration from Central America

news_youth-migration-from-central-america This summer, the U.S. public has been hearing about a massive influx of unaccompanied minors from Central America. Few media stories look at the root causes of the poverty and violence that are pushing children out of Central America and toward our borders, including the large role past and present U.S. policies have played. But the media is not the only source of mis-information. Our schools have long ignored Central American history. Read more.

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