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N.D. schools prepare to test civics proficiency

Some students in North Dakota will take a 100-question civics test this year as part of a new graduation requirement.  -More

Museum teaches students, teachers through immersion program

A California school's fourth-graders and their teacher learned how to integrate arts into their learning through a weeklong i -More

High-school students are using GIS to study their communities

How female cartographers mapped the early US

Women have participated in cartography "about as long as any man has," but their contributions have historically been overloo -More

Report: US spending $46B less than needed to maintain schools

The US underinvests in maintaining and building schools by $46 billion a year, according to a report by the Center for Green  -More

Pa. 6th-graders create museum featuring ancient Egyptian history

Sixth-grade students at a Pennsylvania middle school recently showcased their knowledge of ancient Egypt during a museum even -More

Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More

Study: Deeper learning improves high-school graduation rates

High schools in which educators use "deeper learning" methods may post better graduation rates than schools in which educator -More

White House visit from "Hamilton" cast highlights history, art education

Student projects teach history, research skills

Social studies teachers at a Virginia middle school are teaching students about the 1920s by having them select a topic for a -More

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