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The Public Assault on America"s Children

Poverty, Violence, and Juvenile Injustice (Teaching for Social Justice, 5)

by Valerie Polakow

  • 23 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Teachers College Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children,
  • Homelessness,
  • Poverty,
  • Violence in Society,
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Social Science,
  • Education,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Children"s Studies,
  • Abuse - General,
  • Sociology - Marriage & Family,
  • Children and violence,
  • Government policy,
  • Poor children,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9460109M
    ISBN 100807739839
    ISBN 109780807739839
    OCLC/WorldCa44427087

    America's children are worth it. Parents also need to find out if this climate change pseudo-science is being taught at schools in your district. If so, they must for the mental health of their children (and grandparents - help out on this) get in the face of your school superintendent and school board. Silence and doing nothing will not win a war. Attorney General Ashcroft offered welcoming remarks at a conference on milling and exploited children. His remarks were followed by a panel discussion on the federal role in protecting children..

    The Freedman, by John Quincy Adams Ward (Photo by Deputy Tex). In Rethinking Rufus: Sexual Violations of Enslaved Men, historian Thomas Foster examines how the conditions of slavery gave rise to sexual violence against enslaved men in the Americas during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Drawing from historical studies of sexual violence against enslaved women, Foster uses a range. Book Review – Binding Their Wounds: America’s Assault on Its Veterans, by Robert J. Topmiller and T. Kerby Neill Marc Leepson More than a few books have gone over the not-exactly-sterling record of how America’s veterans have been treated after returning home from the nation’s : Dnewbold.

      Finding a Book When You've Forgotten Its Title by Gwen Glazer, Communications Novem Check out selected results from NYPL Title Quest , held August 2, , as well as Title Quest This is an update of a previous post by Sharon Rickson. It can be tough to remember the title and author of a book you read a long time ago Author: Gwen Glazer. Journalist Stewart (Class Mothers) examines how Christian right groups infiltrate public schools with supposedly innocuous extracurricular Bible study clubs and other groups that have a fundamentalist.


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Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start by marking “The Public Assault on America's Children: Poverty, Violence and Juvenile Injustice (Teaching For Social Justice Series)” as Want to Read: Trivia About The Public Assaul No trivia or quizzes yet/5.

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The Public Assault on America's Children: Poverty, Violence, and Juvenile Injustice / Edition 1. by POLAKOW, Jonathan Kozol Price: $ In this book she demonstrates that there is more religion in America's public schools today than there has been for the past years. The movement driving this agenda is stealthy.

It is aggressive. It has our children in its sights. And its ultimate aim is to destroy the system of public education as we know it/5(). Get this from a library. The public assault on America's children: poverty, violence, and juvenile injustice.

[Valerie Polakow;]. The Public Assault on America's Children, edited by Valerie Polakow, is a comprehensive look at systemic violence against children in the United States.

The authors consider the implementation of any policy, practice, or procedure, that excludes, harms, or denies children their civil rights, an act of violence. Inthe Good News Club came to the public elementary school where journalist Katherine Stewart sent her children.

The Club, which is sponsored by the Child Evangelism Fellowship, bills itself as an after-school program of “Bible study.” But Stewart soon discovered that the Club’s real.

The Good News Club is an examination by Katherine Stewart of how “parachurch” organizations over the last several decades have sought to use public school facilities as meeting places for Christian students to assemble in club-like fashion in the same manner other student clubs assemble and pursue a group interest.

As the sub-title of the book indicates, Stewart is not an impartial n:   Inthe Good News Club came to the public elementary school where journalist Katherine Stewart sent her children. The Club, which is sponsored by the Child Evangelism Fellowship, bills itself as an after-school program of Bible study/5.

The goal of the national movement behind the assault on public education is to turn America into a “Christian Nation.” I am not worried that they might succeed. I am worried about the damage that they will cause when they fail, as I suspect they will in a society as inherently open and pluralistic as ours.

Forget low test scores, says one of the nation's foremost education experts in her new book. The privatizers are the real threat to America's schools. We don’t care about our children in this country. Not really. If we cared about our children, a baby born in the United States wouldn’t have a 76 percent greater risk of dying before their.

of them are children of color who will be a majority of our children by More than million homeless children are enrolled in public schools. About million children struggle against hunger in food-insecure households. Despite great progress million children lack the health coverage they need to survive and thrive.

Victims of sexual assault in Peru say they are made to feel guilty for reporting the crimes, and even when an attack is caught on camera, a conviction is no guarantee.

Get this from a library. The Good News Club: the Christian right's stealth assault on America's children. [Katherine Stewart] -- Inthe Good News Club came to the public elementary school where journalist Katherine Stewart sent her children. The Club, sponsored by the Child Evangelism Fellowship, bills itself as an.

"In The Good News Club, Katherine Stewart unveils a world of stealth ideological warfare, where public schools undergo forced conversions into evangelical churches, other people's children are missionaries' most important 'harvest field,' and biblical literalism is served with free candy and pizza after school.

His book Educational Justice: Teaching and Organizing against the Corporate Juggernaut was published by Monthly Review Press in Over the past three decades, public schools have been the target of a systematic assault and takeover by corporations and private foundations.

The result was basically her book The Good News Club: The Christian Right’s Stealth Assault on America’s Children. What she discovered was that the after school club was actually more than just a club that met after school; it was an attempt by an evangelical Christian organization to proselytize in public schools/5(55).

Katherine Stewart – The Christian Right’s Stealth Assault on America’s Children i Mar 7th w No Comments x by Michael Khalili In January,Katherine Stewart learned that the Santa Barbara public elementary school her children attended had added a Bible study class called the “Good News Club” to its afterschool program.

The book concludes with recommendations for policies and programs that can prevent homelessness for children. Human service professionals and policymakers who deal with children and families as well as those in the fields of public health, policy studies, and clinical and counseling psychology will find this book a stimulating summary of.

7 Most Absurd Things America’s Kids Are Learning Thanks to the Conservative Gutting of Public Education by Febru March 7, Written by Katie Halper / .In her shocking new book, The Good News Club: The Christian Right’s Stealth Assault on America’s Children (Public Affairs, ), Katherine Stewart describes how factions of the Christian Right, through groups such as the Good News Club, are seeking to indoctrinate children in public schools with their brand of fundamentalism.

When a Good News Club came to a public school in her community. The Good News Club: The Christian Right’s Stealth Assault on America’s Children | News Katherine Stewart’s chilling exposé of the well-funded, highly coordinated effort by Christian Nationalists to use public schools to advance a fundamentalist agenda.