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January 14, 2016

Civics-Test Bills Hit State Legislatures Again in 2016

A bill in Nebraska would require high school students to take a civics examination before graduating.

December 18, 2015

Outrage Over Arabic-Writing Lesson Leads Virginia District to Close Schools

Schools are closed today in Verona, Va., and weekend athletic events canceled, after school district officials there have been fielding angry phone calls and emails over a classroom assignment that asked students to copy an Islamic statement of faith.

November 20, 2015

Nebraska Students Create Civics Game

Three girls in Nebraska created an online game aimed at helping their classmates learn more about civics.

November 19, 2015

Texas Board Rejects Plan to Have Academics Fact-Check Textbooks

The Texas board of education shot down a plan to have a panel of university experts vet textbooks for factual errors before they are adopted.

November 05, 2015

Portland, Ore., Students Push for Ethnic Studies in High Schools

A group of students is advocating for the district to change its curriculum to include more diverse figures and topics.

November 04, 2015

Colorado Proponent For Changes to U.S. History Course Ousted

In Jefferson County, Colorado, a school board member who said the Advanced Placement U.S. History Curriculum was insufficiently patriotic lost her seat in a recall election.

October 30, 2015

Arizona Students to Take Required Civics Test in 8th Grade

Tucson-area students will take the test, now required for high school graduation, while still in middle school.

October 23, 2015

Teachers Often Unprepared, Unsupported in Teaching Religion, Harvard Expert Says

The director of Harvard's Religious Literacy Project, Diane Moore, discusses teaching religion in public schools.

October 22, 2015

Tennessee Gov. Haslam Raises Concerns About Religion-In-Schools Bill

A Tennessee lawmaker's bill would prevent schools from teaching students about religious doctrine before 10th grade.

October 05, 2015

History Textbook Referring to Slaves as 'Workers' Will Get an Update

A Texas mother garnered attention on Facebook for posting a picture of her son's McGraw-Hill history textbook, which said the slave trade "brought millions of workers from Africa."

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