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November 27, 2012

Dear Mr. President: Children Invited to Offer Obama Advice

Schools around the country are being encouraged to have their students write President Obama as he begins his second term.

October 04, 2012

Revised AP Physics, U.S. History Coming Soon

The College Board has redesigned AP programs for U.S. history and physics, reducing the amount of content coverage to allow more time for studying key concepts.

August 30, 2012

Chicago District Pilots Initiative to Bolster Civic Learning

There's nothing like a presidential campaign to help generate interest among young people in civics and participatory democracy. And so the timing seems good for a new civic-learning initiative being rolled out this year in the Chicago school district, with support from several private foundations....

July 05, 2012

Coalition Seeks Federal Support for 'Comprehensive' Education

Amid concern that funding to promote academic disciplines beyond reading, mathematics, and science is getting squeezed out of the federal budget, more than two dozen education organizations are banding together in a new coalition to more effectively make their case to policymakers. Members of the n...

June 19, 2012

Site Shows Students the Reach of Child Slavery

A website helps students track the child slave labor used to produce things they own.

May 02, 2012

What Should High School Students Know About the Federal Budget?

Teachers College has created a high school curriculum on the federal budget, arguing that young people should understand the process in order to informed, engaged citizens.

March 21, 2012

Making Room for History, Science, Art in the Common-Core Era

At a panel discussion last week, experts argued for giving ample classroom time and attention to history, science, and the arts.

March 13, 2012

New Guidelines Aim to Improve Teaching of Civil Rights History

The guidelines follow the release last year of a report saying a majority of states deserved an F for their standards on teaching civil rights history.

February 15, 2012

Girls Like Biology, Boys Like Physics? AP Data Hint at Preferences

New AP data shed light on gender preferences across subject areas.

February 10, 2012

Trends in AP Test-Taking: Bonjour Geography, Adieu French

Question: What do geography, Chinese language and culture, computer science, world history, and environmental science have in common? Answer: They're apparently becoming a lot more popular subjects in high school, at least based on one national measure. Participation in Advanced Placement tests in...

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