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Additional suggested curriculum changes for the Texas State Board of Education

Dear Texas State Board of Education, I write today in support of your proposed changes to the standards for American history curricula across the state. In light of recent events, however,…

Colorado school board wants to change U.S. history to be more ‘positive’

The situation in Jefferson County, Colo. has reached divisive con 4. Students have launched protests amid the school board's decision to review the College Board's Advanced Placement History curriculum after…

Highland Park High School and the far-reaching impact of banned books

Highland Park High School, a wealthy public school in Texas, has banned seven books at the request of outraged parents who say the books are "too adult" for their children.…

New college rating system (sort of) rocks higher ed

Late last year, President Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced plans to develop a comprehensive rating system of America’s universities and colleges. Largely forgotten in the midst of…