Yesterday the Arizona legislature passed a bill that will require students to correctly answer 60 of 100 questions on the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization civics test in order to graduate from high school.
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January 16, 2015
January 09, 2015
A bill introduced in the South Carolina House would require that all public elementary, middle, and high schools provide instruction on the Second Amendment for at least three consecutive weeks each school year.
January 07, 2015
There is little agreement among high school administrators on what computer science is, how it should be taught, and what kind of requirement it should fulfill, says a recent survey.
January 02, 2015
Criticism of the new movie offers teachers an opportunity to engage students in research and debate about its historical accuracy.
December 31, 2014
If in rounding out 2014 you're still finding yourself a bit fuzzy on the difference between the common-core standards and curriculum, two recent NPR pieces might offer some clarity.
December 18, 2014
The Denver school district looked fruitlessly for good common-core materials, reflecting widespread unhappiness with the quality of instructional resources in the marketplace.
December 15, 2014
In case you missed it, a recently released package of opinion pieces looks at the many facets of K-12 arts education.
December 10, 2014
The Los Angeles school district will make ethnic studies a graduation requirement, and the San Francisco district will aim to do the same within five years.
December 09, 2014
A study of a program to prepare students for careers and college shows that students earn more credits in high school and have greater confidence in their career and life skills than their peers in regular programs.
November 22, 2014
Jose Antonio Vargas, who outed himself as an undocumented immigrant, praised educators who are "allies" to undocumented students and unveiled a high school curriculum on immigration issues.