South Dakota lawmakers had required that the state not adopt any standards developed by a multi-state consortia.
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August 25, 2015
August 21, 2015
Some historians say that focusing on the content changes between the 2014 and 2015 AP U.S. History frameworks misses the larger point: Both documents are significantly better than what came before them.
July 31, 2015
Revisions respond to intense criticism last year that the framework emphasized negative aspects of American history.
July 14, 2015
A policy researcher and a historian look for a synthesis in an age-old debate about what type of curriculum is best for deeper learning.
June 18, 2015
The National History Day competition showcases hundreds of student history projects. It runs through Thursday. We take you inside the competition.
June 16, 2015
Teaching about genocide and mass atrocity is never easy. Regardless, understanding mass atrocity and genocide remains an important part of understanding the world, and teaching about these subjects is imperative for developing students' global competence.
June 12, 2015
We compiled some educational resources to help you mark the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta, the document that became the basis for the U.S. Constitution and the Declaration of Independence.
May 11, 2015
A week after the "nation's report card" showed no academic progress among 8th graders in U.S. history, civics, and geography, Education Week posts sample questions for readers to see how they would stack up.
April 30, 2015
Experts weigh in on achievement growth among Hispanic students on 2014 NAEP tests in U.S. history, civics, and geography
April 24, 2015
Paramount has announced plans to send a copy of the movie "Selma" to every high school in the country. Teachers can also download free curriculum materials based on the movie.