Monthly Archives: September 2003

Troubled Waters

As a child, I would often find myself staring at the name on the front of the barn on my family’s farm. At some time, I reasoned, someone must have painted over an E at the end of the name … Continue reading

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Alternative Education resources: The Teenage Liberation Handbook

The Teenage Liberation Handbook is one of the most important books I have ever read. For me, like hundreds or possibly thousands of other teenagers, this guide gave me the essential empowerment I needed to decide to leave the compulsory … Continue reading

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Annual Journalism Conference Will Focus on Indymedia

Thanks to volunteers from the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center and other indymedia outlets, some 500 high school students from around the state will be exposed to alternative ways of doing journalism. The occasion is the fall conference of the Illinois … Continue reading

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Alternative Education Resources: The Educational Journal Review

Now more than ever teachers and those interested in questioning the current educational reform movement mandated for our public schools may want to turn to the non-profit, independent publication: Rethinking Schools. This publication has offered ideas and inspiration for 17 … Continue reading

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Children’s Liberation

We don’t need no education/We don’t need no thought control/No dark sarcasm in the classroom/Hey, teacher,leave them kids alone.” – Roger Waters, Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2 Here’s a thought for you. Suppose every day you were forced … Continue reading

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Adjunct Professors Organize, Demand Recognition

Being an adjunct instructor is hard work. Educators, regardless of where they fit in, work harder than most folks at their professions.Adjuncts instructors in today’s universities and colleges face extra hurdles that most educators would balk at. Built into the … Continue reading

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