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September 01, 2016

Education Week Staff: 'The Best Book I Read This Summer'

Education Week reporters, editors, and staff share the best books they read this summer.

April 07, 2016

Reading Roundup: Books to Highlight the Voices of Women

Our reading roundup covers recently published books, reading lists of women around the world, and news on a beloved YA author.

February 25, 2014

Teaching Books Collaboratively

A new issue of English Journal centers on teachers using fiction and nonfiction to work together across subject areas.

September 10, 2013

Book Review: A Tale of Two Women and the American Revolution

Catherine Allgor, a professor of history at the University of California, Riverside, and the director of education at the San Marino, California, Huntington Library, reviews Nancy Rubin Stuart's new book, Defiant Brides: The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary Women and the Radical Men They Married (Beacon Press, 2013).

September 05, 2013

Teaching Social Justice With Comics

Comics and graphic novels can be well suited to teaching about social justice; and there are many ways to find suitable titles.

July 19, 2013

Purdue Univ. Pres. Mitch Daniels Defends Book Challenge

Former Indiana governor Mitch Daniels denies that a book challenge threatens academic freedom.

April 22, 2013

Head to Head: The Library of Congress vs. the National Archives

If you're looking for lessons plans and free primary documents, which repository is best for your needs, the Library of Congress or the National Archives?

June 27, 2012

LOC Weighs In: The Books That Shaped America

The Library of Congress opens a new exhibit for their "Celebration of the Book."

February 28, 2012

Education and Race in the 20th Century

Two new books that examine race and classroom experiences in the 20th century have been recently published; while the first explores how race was taught in U.S. classrooms from 1900 to 1940, the second examines the specific experiences of African-American secondary students in the United States from 1940 to 1980.



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