California and Texas are among the states negotiating how ethnic groups should be portrayed in textbooks.
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May 24, 2016
May 13, 2016
At a panel discussion in Washington, reading and policy experts came together to discuss how states can use their new flexibility under ESSA to begin to increase students' reading achievement.
May 04, 2016
School districts in Oregon and California are introducing ethnic studies classes.
April 27, 2016
Teachers College professor Anand Marri argues that students and teachers need to take a big-picture view of economic and financial literacy.
April 25, 2016
A 16-year-old Arizona student created an app to help students prepare for the state's newly required civics test. Students who use it are rewarded with sandwiches from McDonald's.
April 21, 2016
Students and teachers are searching through local newspaper archives to discover how American newspapers reported on Nazi Germany.
April 15, 2016
New York City public schools will use a curriculum based on Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical about the Founding Father.
April 07, 2016
The Hindu American Foundation says proposed changes to California's history framework erase or misrepresent India and Hinduism, but scholars contest that view.
April 05, 2016
The new survey from PricewaterhouseCoopers also finds that many teachers feel they don't have the resources to teach financial literacy to students.
March 29, 2016
iCivics releases video game that lets students run virtual presidential campaigns.