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Article: Using Social Justice to Promote Student Voice

In this article Lorena Germán, a middle school teacher, discusses how preteen students in her class “were able to develop a research-based position and a nuanced understanding of very polarizing topics”. With a focus on intersectionality, she teaches a strategy that can be used to encourage students to raise their…
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Article: How Can Schools Promote Social Justice?

The following article discusses the viewpoints of five educators about how schools can promote social justice. “To improve social justice through education you have to start further back. First, I would ensure that all our families have decent housing.” – Marva Rollins: Headteacher, Raynham primary school, Enfield, London “… a…
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Article: Five Principles of Social Justice

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. (1960) Social justice is both a goal and a process of building a society…
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