Our special publications address in-depth anti-bias strategies and best practices as well as critical topics such as civil rights instruction and discussing race in the classroom. Browse, read and learn!

A Quick Reference Guide to Teaching Hard History

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LFJ's framework for teaching about American slavery can be used to supplement current curriculum or to guide the creation of new curriculum that more honestly and courageously tells the story of American slavery.

Hate at School Report

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We surveyed thousands of educators and the picture that emerges is the opposite of what schools should be. Our report details the scope of the problem and what you can do to help.

Reading for Social Justice

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Reading groups that bring students, educators and families together benefit everyone. This guide offers step-by-step instructions for planning reading groups that include and empower the entire community.

Best Practices for Serving LGBTQ Students

Best Practices for Serving LGBTQ Students: A Teaching Tolerance Guide
With this guide, we hope to help teachers and school leaders make curriculum and policy decisions that include LGBTQ students and prepare all students to thrive in a diverse democracy.

Teaching Tolerance in Higher Education

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This study presents the findings of 13 case studies and interviews with university faculty demonstrating how TT resources can be incorporated into existing coursework across the teacher education curriculum.

Learning the Landscape of Digital Literacy

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The internet and digital technology have not only changed our day-to-day lives—they have changed the boundaries of education. Most educators embrace the opportunities (and responsibilities) presented by new media and...

Serving ELL Students and Families

Teaching Tolerance Best Practices for Serving English Language Learners and Their Families
This guide can help staff move the entire school toward a comprehensive and culturally responsive approach to serving English Language Learners and their families.

Reading Diversity

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Including diverse voices is a priority in K–12 classrooms. Learning for Justice offers a unique model to make it easier: Reading Diversity.

Let's Talk!

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This resource is for educators working to build their own competency facilitating classroom conversations about critical topics like identity, discrimination and inequality.

20 Face to Face Advisories

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Learning for Justice is proud to partner with The Origins Program to present 20 advisory activities selected from Face to Face Advisories: Bridging Cultural Gaps in Grades 5-9.

Teaching 'The New Jim Crow'

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A teacher’s guide for The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, a groundbreaking book by Michelle Alexander.

Social Justice Standards

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The Social Justice Standards—organized into the domains Identity, Diversity, Justice and Action—provide a road map for anti-bias education at every grade level.

Critical Practices for Anti-bias Education

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Critical Practices offers a set of strategies for accomplishing academic and social emotional goals side by side.

What is the Truth About American Muslims?

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This publication from the Interfaith Alliance and Religious Freedom Project of the First Amendment Center provides answers to some of the frequently asked questions about religious freedom and American Muslims.

Responding to Hate and Bias at School

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Find suggestions for preventing and navigating a bias- or hate-related crisis in our guide. It is designed primarily for school administrators, but teachers, staff, counselors and students also may find guidance here.

Civil Rights Activity Book

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The Civil Rights Activity Book uses puzzles, songs and photos to teach children about martyrs and events of the civil rights movement. Provided here courtesy of the Civil Rights Memorial Center.

Speak Up at School

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This guide offers advice to adults about how to respond to biased remarks and the use of stereotypes, and how to teach students to speak up as well.

Explore the History of ‘Loving’

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Learning for Justice produced this interdisciplinary teacher’s guide for The Loving Story, a documentary film about a couple’s fight to end the ban on interracial marriage.

Speak Up!

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A collection of real-life stories, gathered by the Southern Poverty Law Center, on how people across the United States spoke up against everyday bigotry.