More than half of states now require some sort of assessment in civics, according to a new report from the Education Commission of the States.
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December 13, 2016
December 07, 2016
Wyoming would join Washington and Montana in requiring schools to teach about Native American history.
November 23, 2016
In a series of videos, two teachers and a principal at North East High School in Maryland talk about the school's role in helping students understand the election.
November 17, 2016
The only textbook the Texas State Board of Education was offered included stereotypes about Mexicans.
November 16, 2016
A lesson plan shared by a San Francisco teachers' union described the president-elect as racist and sexist and called on teachers to empower and uplift students.
November 02, 2016
A group in Tennessee is concerned that proposed changes to the state's standards might lead teachers to spend even less time on social studies.
October 20, 2016
U.S. Secretary of Education John King said that schools must do more to educate students about their role in a democracy.
October 14, 2016
Iowa is among the states considering new social studies standards.
October 11, 2016
The Evergreen State's new standards are based on a national model created the Council for Economic Education.
October 10, 2016
Students have led the charge for celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day in some cities and districts.