Social Studies

Articles: Social Studies

Alison DeNisco
Since January, 19 states introduced legislation to require students take basic history exams. (Click to enlarge)
5 other states have rejected the proposal
Ariana Rawls Fine
A Mather Building Arts & Craftsmanship High School planes wood pieces for a toolbox and stonecutting. Hands-on projects like this prepare students for later study in the trades as they relate to preservation.
New York City national parks program introduces students to tradecraft
Lauren Williams
Eleven states have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards, which cover climate change and also acknowledge human influence
Lauren Williams
Featured in Boston’s new history curriculum, this donated photo from Discovery Roxbury shows an integrated classroom at the city’s David A. Ellis School in the 1930s.
Educators want students to understand segregation had impacts beyond the South

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