Junius Williams on Public School Reform: The New Inequality in Education

Public school reform “is more than just a civil rights issue. It is a blueprint for control of resources in urban communities.” – Junius Williams On June 12, the Institute for Policy Studies and Teaching for Change co-hosted a presentation by lawyer and community organizer Junius Williams on the challenges and next steps for those confronting public school reform […]

Category: 2013, News · Tags: ,

Focus-In! Film and Teaching for Change Present: Precious Knowledge

“Rarely has a film been so timely and downright revelatory.” – Jeff Biggers, Huffington Post Precious Knowledge illustrates an epic civil rights battle as brave students and teachers battle with lawmakers and public opinion in an effort to keep their classes alive. The documentary Precious Knowledge interweaves the stories of students in the Mexican American Studies […]

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Civil Rights Teaching at the Schomburg Center

Teaching for Change encourages teachers and students to question and rethink the world inside and outside their classrooms. This makes it especially gratifying when our curricula and teaching guides become the cornerstone of after-school and summer educational programs. The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture used our publication Putting the Movement Back into Civil […]

Category: 2011, News, News Articles · Tags:

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