All are welcome!!!
Educators, parents, charter teachers, activists, and community members are all important parts of our growing movement.
Come even if you didn’t read a book and see what it’s all about!
- Celebrate a summer of learning and organizing together with TAG and the Caucus of Working Educators!
- Learn about the books people read in the 2nd Annual Summer Reading Series (see complete list of books on the back)
- Meet other passionate educators and allies
- Share your ideas and get energized about the movement to defend and transform public education.
2015 Summer Reading Series Book List
Get the full list with descriptions at:
★ Multiplication is for White Kids / Lisa Delpit
★ Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria: And Other Conversations About Race/ Beverly Tatum
★ What's Race Got to Do With It?: How Current School Reform Policy Maintains Racial and Economic Inequality / Picower/Mayorga
★ Teaching to Transgress/ bell hooks
★ Educating for Insurgency/ Jay Gillen
★ The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profession/ Goldstein
★ The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness/ Michelle Alexander
★ A Movement Without Marches: African American Women and the Politics of Poverty in Postwar Philadelphia/ Levenstein
★ Charter Schools, Race, and Urban Space: Where the Market Meets Grassroots Resistance/ Kristen Buras
★ Mapping Corporate Education Reform Power and Policy Networks in the Neoliberal State/ Wayne Au & Joseph Ferrare
★ Ella Baker and the Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision/ Barbara Ransby
★ Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class/ Ian Haney Lopez
Check out reflections, summaries, and pictures from the book clubs on the blog: http://phlbookclubs.blogspot.com/
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Philadelphia, PA 19140
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