Six education organizations, including the National Education Association and American Federation of Teachers, have created a partnership to support teachers in bringing African-American history to life for their students.
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December 18, 2009
December 03, 2009
Americans think that knowing about the American Revolution is important. Unfortunately, most of us don't know the answers to basic questions about it.
December 01, 2009
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is telling school district officials they should be poised to apply for federal grants to support the teaching of American history in their schools.
November 30, 2009
African-American history needs to be blended into the curriculum, not taught in isolation, through one-time events, a state-funded task force in Florida argues.
November 30, 2009
The Texas Education Agency has produced a document that shows which historical figures are being recommended for deletion from the Texas social studies standards and which are being recommended for addition.
November 25, 2009
An advocate of civic education in K-12 schools expresses concern that an unfavorable federal audit of spending by the Center for Civic Education could reduce the amount of federal funding for civic programs.
November 24, 2009
An audit has drawn attention to some problems in the two grant programs of the Center for Civic Education.
November 17, 2009
Math teachers are in demand, despite the woeful economy, a report says.
November 10, 2009
A new video game called "Conspiracy Code," challenges students to stop a menacing organization from rewriting history.
October 16, 2009
Tentative plans are in the works to establish common standards in other subjects, once reading and math are complete.