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- Submitted by TimDaly on Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:22pm
The National Assessment Governing Board will release the 2014 reports on U.S. History, Geography, and Civics on April 29. Michelle Herczog, NCSS president, will provide insight into findings the assessments during the NAGB webinar.
- Submitted by Ana Post on Fri, 04/10/2015 - 11:48pm
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NCSS Advocacy Webinar: Cultivating a Civic Culture of Learning
Web Hutchins, the founder of Civics for All, will share how he is engaging students in local communities to support civic learning. In addition, Catriona Macdonald, NCSS lobbyist and President of Linchpin Strategies, LLC, will also join us to brief us on the latest developments on the ESEA reauthorization front.
- Submitted by TimDaly on Wed, 04/08/2015 - 5:54pm
On April 7, U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chair Lamar Alexander and Ranking Member Patty Murray unveiled their long-anticipated compromise measure to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (aka NCLB or ESEA.) The social studies were not 'left behind' in the Senators' bill. --> read more »
- Submitted by TimDaly on Fri, 03/20/2015 - 5:38pm
Terry Cherry, teacher at Naaman Forest High School in Garland, TX has been elected as vice-president of National Council for the Social Studies and is line to assume the NCSS presidency 2017-2018. Terry has previously served a term on the NCSS board of directors. He has also served on the boards of the Texas Council for the Social Studies and Garland Garland Council for the Social Studies, including terms as president of each.
Also elected to three-year terms on the NCSS Board of Directors are: --> read more »
- Submitted by MichelleHerczog on Tue, 03/10/2015 - 12:19pm
Events around the world increasingly demand informed, engaged, critical thinkers and problem solvers – knowledge and skills found in the teaching of the civics, economics, geography, history, psychology, sociology, philosophy and the humanities. --> read more »