What did you learn in school today,

What did you learn in school today,

I learned that soldiers seldom die.

A rights-based approach, on the other hand, will require an educational practice that encour­ages a participatory process in defining the issue and the actions to be taken.

I learned that everybody’s free,

That’s what the teacher said to me,

To make existing programs work better and provide alternative services such as health care, legal advice and establishment of citizen’s committees for strengthening the delivery of services

And that is what I learned in school today,

In enabling those who are marginalized to become more fully human, it is essential to facili­tate not only action, but also critical reflection on the consequences of the action. Facilitating critical reflection is an essential element of educational practice. It contributes not only to learning but to what Paulo Freire calls the "act of knowing.” Knowing is not merely speak­ing about reality. Knowing is grasping the contradictions of reality, including the interests of power.

That is what I learned in school.


Even if we make a mistake sometimes,

Our goal is to decrease rates of
recidivism by providing case management,
support services, basic skills education,
housing and resource coordination that can
offer alternatives to habits and choices
that may lead to criminal behaviors.

And that is what I learned in school today,

The mission of the Empowerment Program
is to provide education, employment
assistance, health, housing referrals, and
support services for women who are in
disadvantaged positions due to incarceration,
poverty, homelessness, HIV/AIDS infection,
and/or involvement in the criminal justice
system.

That is what I learned in school.

provides incarcerated women and men at Denver County Jail with a unique, and sometimes very emotional, opportunity, to share a story book with their children. Every Monday afternoon, 10-20 incarcerated parents and grandparents read story books to their children into voice recorders. After they read the books and add a personal message, the book and CD are then sent to the children to to enjoy over and over. This project bridges the distance between incarcerated parents and their chldren. In addition to comforting the child and parent, the effort also helps build the child’s library of books, helps develop language and listening skills, encourages a love of reading and a sense of curiosity, helps promotes literacy throughout the family, helps increase the child’s prospects for success in school and life, and strengthens the bond they share.

What did you learn in school today,

The announcements coincided with a high-level event hosted by WiSER held on 7 December that sought to discuss and understand women’s role in leading on combating climate change.

What did you learn in school today,

We believe the loss of the ability to feel is the worst affliction known to humankind – we believe some individuals don’t feel, they are in such a desensitized state there is no visceral inhibition.