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We Fought for Fairness and Won

by Maceo Bradley
This chapter tells the story of how and why one student who received a ticket for being late to school joined the fight against policies that criminalize students in Los Angeles Unified School District.
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Student Voice and the Common Core

by Susan Yonezawa
Common Core proponents and detractors debate its merits, but students have voiced their opinion for years. Using a decade’s worth of data gathered through design-research on youth voice, this article discusses what high school students have long described as more ideal learning environments for themselves—and how remarkably similar the Common Core ideals are to what kids say they want and need to learn best.
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Book Reviews

The Work and Lives of Teachers: A Global Perspective

by Rosetta Marantz Cohen
reviewed by Katrina Liu


Preparing Educators for Arts Integration: Placing Creativity at the Center of Learning

by Gene Diaz & Martha Barry McKenna
reviewed by Susan Bennett


Building a New Educational State: Foundations, Schools, and the American South

by Joan Malczewski
reviewed by Charles Eagles


Teaching Peace Through Popular Culture

by Laura Finley, Joanie Connors, & Barbara Wien
reviewed by Jeff Aguiar


Cultivating Achievement, Respect, and Empowerment (CARE) for African American Girls in Pre-K-12 Settings: Implications for Access, Equity, and Achievement

by Dr. Patricia J. Larke, Dr. Gwendolyn Webb-Hasan, & Dr. Jemimah L. Young
reviewed by Autumn Griffin

Education researcher Judy Marquez Kiyama discusses her co-authored article, Fighting for Respeto: Latinas’ Stories of Violence and Resistance Shaping Educational Opportunities. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.


Reforms and Revolution

by Anthony Kunkel
This commentary examines the history of reforms, the realities of the vast amount of research on educational reforms, and makes a case as to why teachers need to unify and gain a sense of solidarity in demanding a voice in decision-making and policy.

Engaging Youth in School (Kindle Book)

by Gary Natriello
This issue of the Teachers College Record Yearbook focuses on conceptualizations of engagement, the processes of engagement, portraits of engaging learning environments, and whole-school approaches to education.

Learning In and Across Contexts: Reimagining Education (Kindle Book)

by Gary Natriello
This book focuses on four principles: seeing education holistically as inclusive of diverse learning contexts; recognizing how learning opportunities emerge both in and across contexts; advancing research on learning in ways that enable the study of learning over time and across contexts, and; attending to possible futures in the present.

TCR Yearbooks - Call for Proposals

by Gary Natriello
The editors of the Teachers College Record announce a call for proposals for future TCR Yearbooks.

Publishing in TCR
To submit work to the Teachers College Record, please use our online submission system. To access the system, use the link "Submit My Work," found in the Member Center. The submission system will explain our publishing guidelines, and will allow you to upload your manuscript. Please consult the following Editorials for additional information.
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