Secondary students from across the nation are competing this week in the finals of the National History Day contest.
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June 15, 2010
June 08, 2010
The Texas state board of education will see some changes in membership next year that could affect its political balance.
June 08, 2010
The Ohio state board of education yesterday unanimously approved the common-core standards.
May 27, 2010
Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor suggests that the No Child Left Behind Act holds some blame for the weak knowledge of civics among young people.
May 25, 2010
Texas's standards require students to study the "free enterprise system and its benefits."
May 24, 2010
The Texas state board of education has completed work on controversial new standards for social studies, but critics suggest this isn't the final word on the matter.
May 19, 2010
The Texas state board of education is expected to wrap up work on controversial new social studies standards this week.
May 13, 2010
Arizona bans courses that promote "ethnic solidarity."
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.