Fifteen years after the attacks on September 11, most K-12 students have no personal memories of the event.
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September 10, 2016
September 07, 2016
A Mexican-American studies textbook proposed for use in Texas schools is being criticized for its characterizations of Mexican workers.
September 06, 2016
A Cobb County teacher's lesson on slavery is the latest to draw national attention to the question of how this piece of history should be taught.
August 25, 2016
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., is apparently a fan of Ken Burns' documentary "The Civil War" and thinks they can do the job typically done by teachers.
August 24, 2016
Tennessee was part of a growing number of states that planned to require high school students to pass a civics test, but the law that actually passed looks different.
July 15, 2016
California is taking steps to implement a 2011 law that required the teaching of LGBTQ history.
July 12, 2016
How can teachers address two recent high-profile police shootings and the death of five Dallas police officers in the classroom? Here are some resources.
July 08, 2016
Wiesel, who died at age 87, wrote dozens of books, the first and perhaps most influential of which was Night, a Holocaust memoir that's taught in middle and high school classrooms around the world.
July 01, 2016
After an Advanced Placement European History curriculum revision, one critic suggests the new program doesn't focus enough on the United Kingdom.
June 29, 2016
The two states are the first in 20 years to add such a requirement.