Stories by Bill Bigelow

Bill Bigelow is curriculum editor for Rethinking Schools. subscribe to Bill Bigelow's feed

Posted on: Oct 5, 2016, Source: Zinn Education Project

Most schools teach students to celebrate colonialism and racism. Enough.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2016, Source: Rethinking Schools

The National Education Association looks to promote climate literacy resolutions.

Posted on: May 25, 2016, Source: Commondreams

Putting an end to climate crisis denial in Portland's public schools.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2016, Source: Zinn Education Project

Today’s textbooks contain no stories of actual people.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2015, Source: Zinn Education Project

We need to get real about Columbus, and abandon the holiday that celebrates his crimes.

Posted on: May 11, 2015, Source: Rethinking Schools

The education-minded Bill of Rights Institute is really a front group for the right-wing billionaires.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2014, Source: Zinn Education Project

The right-wing billionaires have a plan to shape social studies curricula nationwide.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2014, Source: YES! Magazine

“The United States of Energy” was a colorful series of lessons on the advantages of coal — sponsored by Big Coal. Here’s how educators and activists worked together to get it out of classrooms.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2012, Source: Rethinking Schools

25 years after leaving South Africa, this educator sees significant parallels between schooling under apartheid and Tucson's current ban on ethnic studies.