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Teaching with New York Times 1619 Project

December 8, 2019
The 1619 Project, a multiplatform effort by journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and The New York Times, highlights the fundamental role slavery played in the United States’ development by commemorating the year in which the first enslaved Africans were brought to the new Virginia colony.
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We Met the 2019 Giving Tuesday Match

December 4, 2019
All donations from today through Giving Tuesday will be matched up to $10,000 thanks to the generous support of Dave Colapinto, a former student of Howard Zinn’s at Boston University who defends whistleblowers.
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Teach students people's history | Zinn Education Project

Join the Campaign to Teach People’s History

November 27, 2019
Many non-profit education organizations get major corporate support. The Zinn Education Project (a project of Rethinking Schools and Teaching for Change) does not. We depend on individual donors and family foundations — and a lot of volunteers.
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NEH Teacher Institutes in Summer 2020

November 11, 2019
The National Endowment for the Humanities offers tuition-free opportunities for K-12 educators to study a variety of humanities topics. Deadline to apply for 2020 institutes is March 1, 2020.
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Educators Pledge to Teach Climate Justice

September 20, 2019
We are heartened by pledges from teachers across the United States to teach about climate justice. Here is what some teachers said about why they took the pledge and/or how they plan to teach about the climate emergency.
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