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Of Mice and Marginalization

October 15, 2013

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Under pressure from parents, a high school English teacher assigns a classic: Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men. Her students’ reactions lead her to a deeper understanding of what’s wrong with “the canon.” Check out this article by Michelle Kenney, Oregon Writing Project Teacher Consultant and Madison High School teacher in the Fall 2013 issue of Rethinking Schools magazine. 

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