The number of states requiring students to take civics classes or pass citizenship exams is set to grow, as existing requirements kick in and new proposals are put on the table.
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March 05, 2019
February 01, 2019
The end of the standards raises a whole host of questions about what will replace them.
April 13, 2018
Texas has finally approved course guidelines for a Mexican-American studies class. But the state's rechristening of the course title has drawn criticism.
March 21, 2018
A study links financial literacy requirements in three states to better credit outcomes for young people in their first few years after high school.
December 21, 2017
Twenty-six states scored in the C through F range in a new report on financial literacy in high schools.
September 29, 2017
The state's new financial literacy standards take effect this school year.
September 15, 2017
A look at what's new in New York's replacement standards, and what led the state to consider an overhaul in the first place.
August 15, 2017
The district doesn't think so and plans to move ahead with the new sex education curriculum despite opposition from some parents.
July 28, 2017
More states are requiring schools to teach about media literacy.
July 19, 2017
Here's what states are doing—and could be doing—about science education with the help of the new federal law.