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Issue 44, March 2017 – When We Fight We WinIssue 44

When we fight, what might we win? In this issue, writers share their stories of struggle and reflect on the large and small things they have won in the process. Maybe by fighting, they achieved their goal. Or maybe they didn’t achieve their goal yet, but by being in the fight, they’ve made friends, created community, used their voice, navigated a hard struggle, and discovered their power. What else might you win when you engage in the fight — whether it’s an internal battle or a struggle to create social and political change? Read on to find out. Continue reading


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Our new Call for Articles is now available. The deadline is May 4, 2017. The theme is: Career Pathways. Read the full Call for Articles.

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Get some tips and tricks for classroom use of our latest issue – “When We Fight, We Win!” – a vibrant, full-color issue full of inspiring student writing. You’ll come away with many concrete ideas for College and Career Readiness-aligned teaching activities that involve reading comprehension, writing with evidence, research and presentation, and using real-world math. Perhaps most important: you will discover poignant and powerful writings (available in print and in audio) that engage students and help them see themselves as agents of change in their own lives and in the life of their community.

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