School district officials say a change in map projection could foster a less Eurocentric approach to history.
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March 22, 2017
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.
November 23, 2016
In a series of videos, two teachers and a principal at North East High School in Maryland talk about the school's role in helping students understand the election.
November 17, 2016
The only textbook the Texas State Board of Education was offered included stereotypes about Mexicans.
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.