The only textbook the Texas State Board of Education was offered included stereotypes about Mexicans.
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November 17, 2016
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.
October 07, 2016
Proposed history standards in Tennessee have drawn fire from all directions for excluding Islam and omitting specific facts from the state's history.
September 27, 2016
A new curriculum called "Elections and Relationships" includes lessons on hot political topics—and on how to have a respectful conversation.
September 16, 2016
California's new law requires the state's education department to create a template for an ethnic studies curriculum.