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Social Justice Education Conference Saturday

Remember that this Saturday, Oct. 19, is the 6th Annual Northwest Teaching for Social Justice Conference in Seattle. www.nwtsj.org. Chief Sealth International High School. Please join us for this inspiring festival of social justice education. Keynote speaker is the brilliant educator, Curtis Acosta, one of the key people behind Tucson's (excellent, but now-outlawed) Mexican American Studies program.

The conference features almost 60 workshops. See the full conference schedule at our website. Special musical guest, David Rovics: "Troubadour: Teaching People's History Through Music." Seattle teacher and Rethinking Schools editorial associate Jesse Hagopian anchors: "Scrap the MAP: How to Boycott a Standardized Test." Dozens of community organizations and publishers will display their wares -- including Rethinking Schools. 

For a full conference program and to register: www.nwtsj.org. Help with housing in Seattle is also at the website.
If you are traveling from Portland and need help carpooling, please send an email to Bill Bigelow at bill@rethinkingschools.org.

Portland Area Rethinking Schools has a 30+ year history of working to support public education and progressive reform in the schools. We are teachers, parents, students, community activists and teacher educators who believe excellent and equitable public schools are essential for all students to reach their potential and for the creation of a just and democratic society.