It’s been one year…

We think about you everyday, but more so as we come up on a year since you’ve moved on. It’s been a year of tremendous change for all of us, and I so wish we could reach out to you […]

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New Date: 4.16.15 Becoming Julia de Burgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon – Book Talk by Author Vanessa Pérez Rosario

The Latin American Studies program, the Department of Educational Studies, ENLACE, the program in Spanish, the Gender & Sexualities Studies program, and the Department of English present: Becoming Julia de Burgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon A Book […]


#TeacherLives Speaker Series

The #TeacherLives Speaker Series is a set of talks sponsored by the Department of Educational Studies at Swarthmore College. The series centers on the lives of teachers, topics and perspectives that intersect with teaching for social justice. Follow the ongoing […]

#TeacherLives Speaker Series

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Thu. Mar 19th ILEANA JIMÉNEZ: Teaching Feminism in High School #TeacherLives Series @Swarthmore

The Educational Studies Dept’s #TeacherLives Speaker Series Presents ILEANA JIMÉNEZ Teacher, activist, and blogger Speaking about teaching feminism in high school   Thursday, March 19 4:30-6:30 PM Swarthmore College, Scheuer Room Description of Talk Ileana Jiménez, founder of the internationally […]


Fri. 2.13: “More Than a Score: The New Uprising Against High Stakes Testing”: A conversation with Jesse Hagopian

Friday, February 13th 3:00 – 5:00 pm Swarthmore College, Science Center 104 Light refreshments to follow Across the country, students are walking out, parents are opting their children out, and teachers are refusing to administer bad exams. In fact, the […]

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#Ferguson #BlackLivesMatter Post

#ferguson #blacklivesmatter: What is the Education Community Doing?

A version of my post, Teaching in the Time of #Ferguson, was included in this conversation organized by the Berkeley Review of Education. Here is the introduction for the collection of posts: The killing of Mike Brown, the failure to indict […]