Jody Sokolower

Jody Sokolower is policy and production editor of Rethinking Schools.

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Friday, May 9, 2014 - 6:45am
Post-patriarchy? We Still Have Much to Learn (and Teach)
I came of age in the late 60s, when abortion was illegal, women were routinely blamed for getting raped, and we represented less than 5 percent of the lawyers in the country. When I came out in the early 70s, lesbian moms and gay dads were losing custody of their children, LGBTQ couples had no...
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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 12:12pm
Tucson to Palestine: History As a Weapon
The day the Tucson school board voted to kill the Mexican American Studies program , I was in Silwan, a neighborhood in East Jerusalem, learning about a different fight to rewrite history.
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Sunday, March 6, 2011 - 1:18pm
‘My Teacher Is a Lesbian’: Coming Out at School
A month into my first year of teaching 7th graders in Oakland, Calif., we were in the school library, using the big tables there to spread out as we outlined Africa on poster paper and added geographical features. My students chatted as they worked.
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