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- Submitted by TimDaly on Fri, 09/05/2014 - 6:19pm
p>National Council for the Social Studies has been awarded $205,000 as part of a robust, multi-network effort to support teachers as they implement the Common Core State Standards in their classrooms. --> read more »
- Submitted by TimDaly on Fri, 05/23/2014 - 3:54pm
This week, news circulated that Boston Public Schools was planning a restructuring that would eliminate history and social studies departments and place the subjects under a broader "humanities" rubric. This afternoon, Boston Public Schools posted a statement from Interim Superintendent John McDonough that clarifies their plans. McDonough states that history and social studies are not being folded into English language arts, but will remain as a single department. --> read more »
Michelle M. Herczog, Ed.D.
President-Elect, National Council for the Social Studies
This article originally appeared in the NSSSA Leader Newsletter --> read more »