Henry Louis Gates Jr., a Harvard professor, is creating a curriculum that he believes will help African-American students to become more engaged in learning. It's a curriculum for having them trace their own genealogy.
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August 10, 2009
August 07, 2009
Representatives of the organizations overseeing the common standards effort briefed the board that sets policy for the NAEP.
August 06, 2009
The Squire Family Foundation is trying to expand the availability of philosophy classes in high schools across the nation.
August 05, 2009
A paper examines the connection between college majors and devotion to religion.
July 28, 2009
A free curriculum has been created that has a goal of helping Native Americans to prevent diabetes. It's aimed for children in grades K-12 at tribal schools or schools with a lot of Native Americans.
July 24, 2009
The working version of the "Common Core" standards includes an explanation of how "evidence" informed them. One source of evidence is found in Singapore.
July 23, 2009
Karen Wixson, a scholar who works on language arts issues, says the drafters get the "grain size" of the document right.
July 22, 2009
A version of the common, multistate academic standards is posted on the Core Knowledge Web site. The document gets a less-than-stellar review.
July 01, 2009
Joanne Jacobs asks whether school districts make it hard for parents to access the curriculum of their children's schools.
July 01, 2009
The list of experts and insiders who will be shaping the effort to create voluntary math and reading standards is unveiled.