The title Human Rights Education: The Fourth R derives from a belief that teaching of human rights is as basic as teaching the traditional three Rs. The Fourth R should occupy as central a place in the curriculum as reading, writing, and arithmetic.
Amnesty International USA
National Institute for Citizen Education in the Law
Decade for Human Rights Education
University of Minnesota Human Rights Center
Chair- Amnesty International USA Human
Rights Educators' Network
University of Vermont Center for World Education
Human Rights Internet
Thanks to Maria Baldini, Lisa Cramer, Liz Norlin, and Mary Thacker for their help in preparing this edition of The Fourth R. A publication of Amnesty International USA Human Rights Educators’ Network. Editorial Offices: AI USA Human Rights Educators’ Network, 53 West Jackson Blvd., Suite 1162, Chicago, IL, 60604-3606 U.S.; and Human Rights Center, University of Minnesota, 439 Law Center, 229-19th Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55455.
return to the 4th R table of contents