More states are planning to require high schoolers to pass the test people take in applying for U.S. citizenship before they graduate.
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May 11, 2017
April 20, 2017
North Dakota is the latest state to make a push for integrating Native American or other ethnic studies into school curricula.
April 19, 2017
How can U.S. teachers approach teaching about the Syrian conflict and its implications?
March 22, 2017
School district officials say a change in map projection could foster a less Eurocentric approach to history.
February 23, 2017
Rather than teaching students about the underpinnings of American society, civics education in many places has veered into promoting liberal activism, panelists said at a recent American Enterprise Institute event.
February 09, 2017
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's sixth annual study on the topic finds a growing share of students support First Amendment rights.
January 20, 2017
A Democratic Assemblyman is introducing a bill that calls for the state to teach students about Russia interfering with the 2016 presidential election.
January 17, 2017
California lawmakers are seeking to address concerns about how students and teachers are navigating online news by asking the state education department to provide resources.
December 13, 2016
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.
December 07, 2016
Wyoming would join Washington and Montana in requiring schools to teach about Native American history.