Social studies and history education organizations, and many teachers, lambasted President Trump's efforts to "promote patriotic education."
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June 29, 2020
When asked how much the textbooks they use "accurately and fully reflect the experiences of people of color," one in five educators said "a lot," according to an EdWeek Research Center survey.
June 25, 2020
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June 24, 2020
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June 18, 2020
The day has long been celebrated by black communities in the U.S., but it's still a topic that many students and teachers say isn't covered in K-12 schools.
June 16, 2020
As schools plan for fall instruction, educators must take the opportunity to rework math instruction so it's equitable for all students, two math organizations said in a new paper.