Teaching Tolerance Magazine

Issue 16, Fall 1999

Cover art by Jane Evershed

From the Archive

Teaching Tolerance—an award-winning magazine dating back to 1991—has reached millions of educators and countless classrooms over the years.

These stories reflect nearly three decades of educating for a diverse democracy and an ever-evolving quest to ensure every child has an equitable school experience.

Issues have come and gone, but one thing remains the same: Educators, students and school leaders continue to inspire us and each other with their innovation, resourcefulness and passion.

Enjoy this glimpse into our past, which informs our present. And be sure to spend some time with our more current issues.

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Wings of Witness

A 7th grade Holocaust project evolves into a memorial sculpture
Dorothy Lillig

A Solitary Struggle

For many activist teachers, the journey of promoting equity in education is a lonely one.
Glenda Valentine

Invisible No More

Romani Americans are challenging harmful assumptions about Gypsies
Claire King



A Place to Stand

The editor of Teaching Tolerance reflects on the need to commemorate the toll of slavery.
Jim Carnes