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.
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October 31, 2017
October 27, 2017
California is among the first states to create a diploma seal recognizing graduates' civic knowledge and engagement.
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.
October 05, 2017
The state's Instructional Quality Commission approved 10 textbooks and rejected two others.
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 21, 2017
A new report ties falling rates of civic engagement in the U.S. to not enough federal and state attention on civics education.
September 14, 2017
Americans' grasp of even basic Constitutional knowledge is weak, prompting calls for redoubling civics education efforts.
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.
September 07, 2017
A high school senior spent his summer putting together a civics textbook that includes the perspectives of politically active youths.