It's an extraordinary contrast at a moment when civic institutions, including schools, are rethinking how the Confederacy and slavery are portrayed in history.
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January 17, 2019
January 16, 2019
Advocates worry that the fine line separating devotional from secular study of the Bible is again being crossed, this time in a North Dakota proposal.
December 07, 2018
Skeptics of evolution and climate change are among those named to incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis' transition team for education.
September 25, 2018
Her department's science standards already under fire, Douglas has now proposed using a "scope and sequence" crafted by a Christian liberal arts college as the basis of nearly all the state's K-12 content standards.
August 22, 2018
The English/language arts and math standards in most states that "un-adopted" or tweaked the Common Core State Standards are, in the end, "substantially weaker," according to the latest review of state standards from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.
May 23, 2018
The draft portrays evolution as less than settled fact and introduces other errors. Many believe Diane Douglas, the state superintendent, directed the changes.
May 10, 2018
Long-awaited standards for teaching sign language in grades kindergarten through 12 have been released by Gallaudet University in an effort to ensure deaf and hard-of-hearing students are using sign language for critical thinking and problem solving.
April 10, 2018
The AAAS launches a new project to develop assessment scenarios that measure the NGSS' energy standards.
April 09, 2018
The National Council for the Social Studies is pushing back on the policy, arguing it's likely to reduce classroom civics instruction to surface-level knowledge.
February 08, 2018
Momentum for teaching finance in schools has stalled recently, according to a new report from the Council for Economic Education. The Council's president has some ideas on how to change that.