history curriculum

Schools fail when it comes to teaching history

A new scholarly report by the Boston-based Pioneer Institute raises the specter of the serious study of U.S. history being left in the dustbin of modern, revisionist American history.

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K12 Leaders Choose the Most Innovative Products of 2012

As the person in charge of technology in your district, it's important to keep on top of the solutions that can help schools improve learning and increase efficiency. We're here to support that effort. District Administration magazine has selected the Top 100 Products for 2012, many including administrator testimonials. These solutions are the best of the best. Look for Top 100 Products in the December issue of District Administration (and save it as a reference) or view it online at districtadministration.com today and all year long.

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Sandra Day O’Connor Champions Civics Education

The retired Supreme Court justice is all business as she walks into our meeting room. But inside, she’s got the heart of an educator.

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Year One of Texas Textbook Adoption Freedom

The 2011-2012 school year marked the first time in decades that Texas school districts could purchase instructional materials without approval by the state board of education.

The Redesign of AP Science and History Programs

This redesign will help to deepen and enrich students' readiness to become our next generation of scientists, engineers and historians.

Social Studies: Is it History?

Districts, especially in poor areas, struggle to give adequate social studies lessons while meeting NCLB requirements.