Academic Freedom

Joint Statement in Opposition to Book Censorship in the Tucson Unified School District


January 30, 2012

The undersigned organizations are committed to protecting free speech and intellectual freedom. We write to express our deep concern about the removal of books used in the Mexican-American Studies Program in the Tucson Unified School District.   --> read more »

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Study About Religions in the Social Studies Curriculum

A Position Statement of National Council for the Social Studies

Prepared by the Religion in the Schools Committee and Approved by the NCSS Board of Directors, 1984.
Revised by the Curriculum Committee and Approved by the NCSS Board of Directors, 1998.

National Council for the Social Studies, in its Curriculum Standards for Social Studies, declares that:   --> read more »

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Defense of Academic Freedom Award

National Council for the Social Studies honors annually the outstanding performance of teachers, researchers, and other worthy individuals and programs, and has encouraged unique and innovative social studies education projects through its award and grant programs.   --> read more »

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