Wiesel, who died at age 87, wrote dozens of books, the first and perhaps most influential of which was Night, a Holocaust memoir that's taught in middle and high school classrooms around the world.
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After an Advanced Placement European History curriculum revision, one critic suggests the new program doesn't focus enough on the United Kingdom.
June 29, 2016
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June 23, 2016
Albuquerque expands its ethnic studies courses, and Los Angeles reintroduces a committee focused on the subject.
June 07, 2016
Since Arizona added the citizenship-test requirement in 2015, 12 additional states have followed suit. The Joe Foss Institute is hoping to reach all 50 states.
May 24, 2016
California and Texas are among the states negotiating how ethnic groups should be portrayed in textbooks.
May 13, 2016
At a panel discussion in Washington, reading and policy experts came together to discuss how states can use their new flexibility under ESSA to begin to increase students' reading achievement.
May 04, 2016
School districts in Oregon and California are introducing ethnic studies classes.
April 27, 2016
Teachers College professor Anand Marri argues that students and teachers need to take a big-picture view of economic and financial literacy.
April 25, 2016
A 16-year-old Arizona student created an app to help students prepare for the state's newly required civics test. Students who use it are rewarded with sandwiches from McDonald's.