Americans overwhelmingly believe civics should be taught in school, and almost 70 percent of them think it should be a requirement to graduate, a new survey finds.
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April 22, 2016
Tom Gilding, a high school English teacher who has gained renown as Mark Twain impersonator, has announced that he is retiring this spring. But only from teaching, not from impersonating Mark Twain.
January 14, 2016
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December 04, 2015
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October 12, 2015
The President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities honored five high school students as the 2015 class of the National Student Poets Program.
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September 17, 2014
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June 25, 2014
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