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A look at our cover will tell you that this is Issue 40 of Teaching Tolerance magazine. It’s published twice yearly, so that round number neatly marks the end of our first 20 years.
Susie King Taylor's illegal education as an enslaved child turned her into a teenage teacher and nurse during the Civil War.
Did America’s most divisive war start
over slavery or states’ rights? James
W. Loewen, author of Lies My Teacher
Told Me, says that too many people—
including educators—get it wrong.
Arts programs battle budget cuts and
perceptions that they’re “extra” classes.
But they’re the main reason many
struggling students stay focused on school.
Teaching Tolerance’s new study shows that
most states fail when it comes to educating
students about the civil rights movement. To
help schools, we’ve rereleased the powerful
documentary A Time for Justice on DVD.
Every adult in the building needs to act when the bully is a teacher.