For a college athlete, there “ain’t no black or white; there’s only fast or slow.” Juxtapose Nazi Germany with black American, Jesse Owens, and a movie happens.
Music has a powerful effect on kids. Making music out of classroom lessons can give content time to sink in as kids sing along.
NAEP has released data from the 2014 social studies examination for 8th graders in the US: no significant change from the results in 2010.
A Black History Museum in Alexandria, Va., has much to teach us about the history of literacy in the US. It’s small but moving.
Texas will be using new textbooks this fall, which give slavery an inferior billing when it comes to what started the Civil War. Wrong.
More than 100 women will serve in the US Congress beginning in January. It’s the first time that’s ever happened.
A debate over the AP US history course is reaching a critical mass in one Colo. county school district. Students are protesting with teachers in the street.
A girl from Pakistan and an activist from India are working to protect children and provide them with an education. They are this year’s Nobel laureates.
We celebrate the passage and eventual ratification of the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery in the United States, 149 years ago.
We join the US Department of Education and others in wishing you a Happy Constitution Day and Citizenship Day today, on the 226th anniversary of the US Constitution’s signing in Philadelphia.