Advocacy groups press for equal footing for sciences, arts and the social sciences.
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June 24, 2011
June 14, 2011
Black and Hispanic 4th graders have made sizable gains in history achievement since 1994, though the change may be explained by improved literacy.
June 07, 2011
The bill championed by Republican lawmakers was approved by a House panel today.
May 05, 2011
Most U.S. students failed to reach the proficient level on the 2010 NAEP civics exam.
April 27, 2011
A Wisconsin law enacted in 2009 calls on public schools to teach the history of organized labor and collective bargaining.
April 13, 2011
The bipartisan budget compromise would eliminate the $250 million Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy program, and impose big cuts to the $119 million Teaching American History grants program.
April 12, 2011
The anniversary of the Civil War stands as a prime opportunity to help U.S. students better understand the conflict.
April 07, 2011
The closure of the federal government may well coincide with the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War.
April 05, 2011
The $119 million program could be a casualty of the push to cut federal spending.
March 24, 2011
The action comes after officials discovered an array of errors and other problems with elementary-level history books.