A Maryland educator has her students look at local elections through the lens of a local controversy—the opioid epidemic—and a national one, the debate over voter suppression.


In the second of a three-part series, a Syracuse teacher has students look at voter turnout data and create local voting guides for their communities.


In the kickoff of a blog series leading up to the midterm elections, Curriculum Matters explore how one teacher approached the topic of ballot initiatives.


Anti-semitism is on the rise, young people know less about the Holocaust than older adults, and only a handful of states mandate by law the teaching of the Holocaust and genocide.


The final draft, approved on a 6-4 vote, includes stronger expectations for teaching evolution and climate change.


The change would require grantees to teach about the U.S. Constitution.


At a recent appearance, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor talked about her new children's book, which describes in words and pictures how her love of reading has changed her life.


In a new free instructional game designed to build media literacy in students, young people pretend they are managing a news site and how to tell fake news from real news.


A new poll reveals a troubling lack of basic knowledge of civics and U.S. history.


Her department's science standards already under fire, Douglas has now proposed using a "scope and sequence" crafted by a Christian liberal arts college as the basis of nearly all the state's K-12 content standards.


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