What students received is fragmented, glossed over, or sanitized, says the report.
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February 01, 2018
January 12, 2018
Children's librarians at the Oakland Public Library developed a toolkit to help peers evaluate how police officers and policing are represented in the books they offer for children.
December 29, 2017
The interactive Trail of Tears curriculum stresses "place-based learning."
December 28, 2017
A federal judge has blocked an Arizona state law that led to the shuttering of a popular Mexican-American history course in Tucson Unified School District.
November 16, 2017
The state is crafting a definition that includes civic knowledge, skills, actions, and dispositions.
November 13, 2017
The Texas State Board of Education last week voted against a proposed Mexican-American textbook, but agreed to discuss in January the option of creating an elective course in Mexican-American studies instead.
November 08, 2017
After Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a bill that would require Illinois schools to instruct students in cursive writing, the House voted to override his decision. Now the bill's fate is in the Senate's hands.
October 31, 2017
Beginning in the 2021-2022 school year, Bridgeport high school students will be required to take a course in African American Studies, Latin American Studies or Perspectives on Race to earn a diploma.
October 27, 2017
California is among the first states to create a diploma seal recognizing graduates' civic knowledge and engagement.
October 10, 2017
The Core Knowledge Foundation has unveiled a free, downloadable social studies curriculum in grades 3-5.