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February 01, 2018

Schools Are Failing to Teach the Truth About Slavery, the SPLC Says

What students received is fragmented, glossed over, or sanitized, says the report.

January 12, 2018

How Is Policing Depicted in Children's Books? Oakland Librarians Took a Look

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

Illinois Teachers Map Trail of Tears Route Through Their Own Backyard

The interactive Trail of Tears curriculum stresses "place-based learning."

December 28, 2017

Judge Blocks Arizona From Banning Ethnic Studies Classes

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

What Does a Civic-Ready Student Look Like? Nebraska Leaders Forge a Definition

The state is crafting a definition that includes civic knowledge, skills, actions, and dispositions.

November 13, 2017

Texas Rejects Mexican-American Textbook But Will Consider Elective Course (Again)

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

Illinois Lawmakers Poised to Mandate Cursive Lessons in Schools

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

Race, Ethnic Studies Will Be a Graduation Requirement in Conn. District

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 to Create High School Diploma Seal for Civics

California is among the first states to create a diploma seal recognizing graduates' civic knowledge and engagement.

October 10, 2017

'Open' Curricula Offerings Expand to Social Studies

The Core Knowledge Foundation has unveiled a free, downloadable social studies curriculum in grades 3-5.

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