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Mich. districts reconsider what's taught in history

June 29, 2020 - 2:54pm
Some school districts in Michigan are examining what is taught in history classes amid the Black Lives Matter movement.  -More
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Will NAEP exams be held next year?

June 29, 2020 - 2:54pm
The National Assessment Governing Board, which oversees the National Assessment of Educational Progress, will meet next week  -More
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Districts prep for long-term remote instruction

June 29, 2020 - 2:54pm
Some school districts are preparing to reopen for at least some in-person instruction in the fall, while others are structuri -More
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Miss. lawmakers vote to redesign state's flag

June 29, 2020 - 2:54pm
Lawmakers in Mississippi voted Sunday to remove the Confederate battle emblem from its state flag.  -More
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Building named for NASA pioneer Mary W. Jackson

June 29, 2020 - 2:54pm
The name of NASA's first African American female engineer will now grace the agency's Washington, D.C., headquarters.  -More
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Students share how they feel about police in schools

June 29, 2020 - 2:54pm
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Ga. educators march to dismantle racism in schools

June 26, 2020 - 2:46pm
Educators in Georgia are marching today to the state Capitol to demand change in schools to address systemic racism.  -More
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School gardens provide extra produce for meal program

June 26, 2020 - 2:46pm
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District adopts plan backed by Black student group

June 26, 2020 - 2:46pm
A California district will require school law enforcement officers to complete training on issues such as de-escalation, bias -More
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Group to review material for remote learning capability

June 26, 2020 - 2:46pm
EdReports is adding to its evaluations by rating materials on accessibility and compatibility during remote learning.  -More
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Tool brings whiteboard experience to remote lessons

June 26, 2020 - 2:46pm
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Texas student urges leaders to rename school

June 26, 2020 - 2:46pm
A rising sophomore in a Texas district has written to the school board seeking to change the name of her school -- Robert E.  -More
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NYC museum grapples with diversity, systemic racism

June 26, 2020 - 2:46pm
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, like many museums and cultural institutions, is examining its role in systemic racism and whi -More
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The best of minds would be volunteers.

June 26, 2020 - 2:46pm
Harold Washington, lawyer, politician
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Will schools adopt culturally relevant learning?

June 24, 2020 - 2:25pm
Ethnic studies and other courses have been controversial in some communities, but culturally responsive learning is being pus -More
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Teachers share tips for live, online teaching

June 24, 2020 - 2:25pm
New York City teachers will be required to conduct at least one hour and 15 minutes of live instruction during summer school, -More
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Teacher: Anti-racist training needed for educators

June 24, 2020 - 2:25pm
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