High school history teachers are fighting back against changes to Advanced Placement World History that eliminate content on pre-colonial Africa, Asia, Americas and the Middle East.
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June 12, 2018
June 08, 2018
Gov. Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania plans to sign a bill requiring 7th through 12th graders take a civics test.
May 09, 2018
Enrolling in a school operated by the Democracy Prep charter network boosted students' voting rates when they turned 18.
May 04, 2018
Illinois would become the second state, after California, to require public schools to teach LGBT-inclusive history if a bill passed by the state senate becomes law.
April 19, 2018
High schools in Bridgeport, Conn., will offer a new course in African-American history in the fall, but not everyone agrees on which text to use.
April 09, 2018
The National Council for the Social Studies is pushing back on the policy, arguing it's likely to reduce classroom civics instruction to surface-level knowledge.
March 22, 2018
A new project called MediaWise, backed by a $3 million Google grant, aims to teach young people how to tell fact from fiction online.
February 01, 2018
What students received is fragmented, glossed over, or sanitized, says the report.
January 12, 2018
Children's librarians at the Oakland Public Library developed a toolkit to help peers evaluate how police officers and policing are represented in the books they offer for children.
December 29, 2017
The interactive Trail of Tears curriculum stresses "place-based learning."