Arizona bans courses that promote "ethnic solidarity."
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May 13, 2010
April 19, 2010
Hundreds of historians are criticizing the latest draft of social studies standards in Texas, and urging the board to delay a final vote on the package.
April 15, 2010
The latest draft of revised social studies standards for Texas is finally online.
April 09, 2010
In a speech this afternoon, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will highlight the importance of a "well-rounded" education.
April 05, 2010
Colorado is hosting a summit this week on improving students' personal financial literacy.
April 05, 2010
School officials in Elko County, Nev., are trying to get a refund for state history textbooks, amid concern with grammatical problems and complaints that the books are racist.
March 17, 2010
Florida legislators are eyeing a measure to require a 7th grade civics course, and to impose a new high-stakes test in the subject.
March 15, 2010
President Obama's plan to revise the Elementary and Secondary Education Act could have some potentially significant implications for curriculum matters across the country.
March 12, 2010
The Texas board of education by a vote of 11-4 gave its preliminary approval to new social studies standards.
March 10, 2010
There is an interesting mix of reactions taking shape to the first public draft of the K-12 common standards. (Yes, these folks viewed advance, embargoed copies, or already had the draft because it's been circulated among state leaders.) Check out our story on www.edweek.org, and check back again a...