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Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 through October 15, 2019

From Teaching Tolerance: National Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15 through October 15. And while we’re grateful for teachers who respect and uplift the identities of all of their students year-round, we also appreciate heritage months that offer a special…

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Lies My Bookshelf Told Me: Slavery in Children’s Literature

Jenifer Frank’s article in Teaching Tolerance discusses the work of Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, an associate professor in University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, who has examined and compiled a database of 170 children’s books about slavery. “Many children’s books…

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Teaching tolerance, not anxiety

Between March 23 and April 2, 2016, Teaching Tolerance (a magazine from the Southern Poverty Law Center) surveyed approximately 2,000 teachers, asking them how the presidential campaign was affecting their students and their teaching. A synthesis of our survey results make up the content…

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Perspectives for a Diverse America from Teaching Tolerance

Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, just published a complete K-12 literacy-based, anti-bias curriculum, something badly needed in ALL schools in America.

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