A website helps students track the child slave labor used to produce things they own.
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June 19, 2012
May 02, 2012
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
At a panel discussion last week, experts argued for giving ample classroom time and attention to history, science, and the arts.
March 13, 2012
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
New AP data shed light on gender preferences across subject areas.
February 10, 2012
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...
January 25, 2012
The Virginia Senate delivered a bipartisan vote in favor of a bill that would end required state testing of 3rd graders in science and history.
January 09, 2012
One question on a math worksheet asked: 'If Frederick got two beatings per day, how many beatings did he get in one week?"
December 22, 2011
Some states seeking federal waivers under No Child Left Behind would add assessments in other subjects to make accountability decisions.
December 08, 2011
Two-thirds of public school teachers say the intensive focus on English and math is crowding other subjects out of the classroom.