The Texas State Board of Education last week voted against a proposed Mexican-American textbook, but agreed to discuss in January the option of creating an elective course in Mexican-American studies instead.
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November 13, 2017
November 08, 2017
After Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a bill that would require Illinois schools to instruct students in cursive writing, the House voted to override his decision. Now the bill's fate is in the Senate's hands.
October 31, 2017
Beginning in the 2021-2022 school year, Bridgeport high school students will be required to take a course in African American Studies, Latin American Studies or Perspectives on Race to earn a diploma.
October 10, 2017
The Core Knowledge Foundation has unveiled a free, downloadable social studies curriculum in grades 3-5.
October 09, 2017
Check out past Education Week coverage of Columbus Day and the debate around it.
September 29, 2017
Seek Academy in Newark, N.J., has added a social justice class for students in kindergarten through 4th grades to help them make sense of some of the most controversial issues of the day, including the "take the knee" debate.
September 27, 2017
Teachers offer ideas about how to discuss the "take the knee" controversy in classes, including English and government, as well as how to deal with challenges.
September 20, 2017
Scientists have developed a kindness curriculum that they argue should be taught right along with math and reading.
September 12, 2017
Exposure to neuroscience can help dispel—but doesn't eliminate—beliefs in neuromyths among educators and the general public, a study finds.
September 08, 2017
Chicago Public School students will learn the details of a police-brutality scandal that rocked the city between the 1970s and the early 1990s.