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Teaching Tolerance Magazine

Issue 32, Fall 2007

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One Nation, Many Gods

In the Fall 2007 issue of Teaching Tolerance, the movement to bring diverse perspectives to the classroom connects past and present.

In the cover story, Khyati Joshi reports on the present-day life experiences of Hindu, Muslim and Sikh students and offers insight and advice on bringing world religions courses into schools—without undermining students’ beliefs.

In another powerful feature, Little Rock Nine student Minnijean Brown Trickey and civil rights leader Julian Bond reflect on the issue of school integration, then and now.

These narratives—alongside stories combatting stereotypes and bullying—come together to offer an inclusive message about expanding and understanding community, in the classroom and beyond.

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Features

We Must Persevere

Recently, the Supreme Court rendered a decision that makes school integration far more difficult. Civil rights leader Julian Bond responds.

Does This Child Have a Friend?

Innovative social inclusion programs are reducing the social isolation of students with disabilities, ending harassment and stereotyping, and improving life opportunities.

Beyond the Canned Food Drive

More educators are turning to service-learning projects for charitable activities — and helping to foster connections between students and the human beings they aim to serve.

'Because I Had a Turban'

In almost every public school in the United States, attitudes and behaviors in the classroom presume an unacknowledged, yet pervasive, Christian norm. How does this affect students who are not Christian?

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Eyes on the Prize

Teaching Tolerance interim director Jennifer Holladay wants TT to serve you better.