You might have seen circulating on Facebook the resignation recently written by a teacher called “Why I quit.” I hope after reading this issue, you’ll be convinced to stay—in teaching, in teacher education, and/or in your role as a community activist. Because what I’ve read in these pages and what I experienced at the JoLLE Spring Conference has inspired me, and reconfirmed my commitment to stay in education—in spite of the high-stakes testing and increasing corporatization of education..
From the Archives
Stephanie Jones urges readers to question the invisibility of working-class and poor lives in mainstream children's literature.
Scholars Speak Out
Op-ed's by leading scholars in the field of language and literacy.
Reviews of recently published educational books.