RESPECT is on the Rise: I lost my bid for SEA union president by 45 votes, but the Social Equality Educators have never been stronger!

Thanks to everyone for your support for the Social Equality Educator’s (SEE) RESPECT campaign in the recent Seattle Education Association (SEA) union election!  Our campaign generated more excitement than ever before--both inside the union and among social justice and education thought leaders who supported my run for president of the union. In the end, I came …

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Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality: Support the publication of this new book for educators

VIDEO: Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality Supporters of social justice education will be thrilled to learn that Rethinking Schools is currently working on a new book, Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality. In order to put this invaluable tool in the hands of educators, we need your support. Please consider donating to this book project. From …

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Garfield High’s Jesse Hagopian named “Secondary School Teacher of the Year” By Academy of Education Arts and Sciences

Jesse Hagopian and friend Michele Bollinger (editor of "101 Changemakers"and a teacher in DC) leave the award ceremony with Jesse's two Bammys on Saturday night, September 21, in Washington DC. http://www.bammyawards.com WASHINGTON, DC – Garfield High School history teacher Jesse Hagopian was named “Secondary School Teacher of the Year” on Saturday by the Academy of Education …

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JESSE HAGPIAN NOMINATED BY ACADEMY OF EDUCATION ARTS AND SCIENCES FOR “SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHER OF THE YEAR” IN THE 2013 BAMMY AWARDS

Jesse Hagopian has been nominated by the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences for the "Secondary School Teacher of the Year" in the Annual Bammy Awards. Winners will be announced at a gala red-carpet event tonight, Saturday, September 21st, 2013 beginning at 6:30pm at the Arena Stage at the Mead Center in Washington, D.C. Presented by …

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Teach Trayvon: What’s not in the Common Core & how to close the education gap

Want to close the so-called "achievement gap"? This gap--better described as the opportunity gap--would quickly narrow if standards were added about analyzing the continuity of the American judicial system in excluding Black jurors and acquitting people who murder African Americans--from Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin and beyond.  When you teach students about the major issues …

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