Forget 1920s England. The stars of the movie based on the beloved PBS period drama just want to hark back to a few years ago.
Some students and parents say the Einstein High guidelines unfairly target girls.
For students, lessons about a toxic past open a window onto the present.
Five essays discuss what isn’t being talked about in classrooms.
Critics -- historians, educators, activists -- want to change how schools teach the subject.
Some efforts have been insensitive in their genial depictions that mask a pernicious truth.
Social studies and history teachers face unique challenges in educating students about slavery’s past and its echoes today.
With no national standards on social studies instruction, lessons vary widely.
In a poll, a slim majority identifies slavery as the main cause of the Civil War.
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