Parts of the revised U.S. history curriculum seemed "vague," some teachers reportedly complained.
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January 31, 2011
January 28, 2011
An independent evaluation found that participants in National History Day not only saw higher test scores but also are better writers and more capable researchers.
January 03, 2011
A recent review found a multitude of errors in history textbooks being used in some of Virginia's elementary classrooms.
December 21, 2010
The groups claim that the new social studies standards are both historically inaccurate and discriminatory.
December 16, 2010
Forty-two percent of adults identified a phrase popularized by the author of "The Communist Manifesto" as coming from one of America's founding documents.
December 03, 2010
In face of earlier criticism, the final social studies standards require students to take two U.S. history courses covering all major periods.
November 09, 2010
Had enough talk about the election? Here are a few things to consider that have nothing to do with last week's events, all brought to you by teachers: • Revisit the question of whether social studies gets squeezed out of the curriculum by math and English language arts, since No Child Left Beh...
October 25, 2010
Recent papers and discussions explore high school students' weak skills in writing and research.
October 20, 2010
The assertion regarding African Americans is rejected by most historians.
October 04, 2010
In general, high school social studies teachers in the United States say students should learn to respect and appreciate their country, but know its shortcomings.