Their religion-centered, anti-Democrat, anti-science, anti-multicultural message mirrors the Christian nationalism seen at the U.S. Capitol riot.
In an analysis of dozens of middle and high school textbooks, we found descriptions of climate change were superficial and contained errors; some did not discuss it at all.
How does our failure to teach about slavery’s brutal legacy affect our ability to solve the issues facing our country today?
Some textbooks erase the socialist character of the Black Panther Party. Holt McDougal's The Americans, reads, "Huey Newton
This blog is sponsored by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation Another part of the negative experience with programs that
At campus bookstores, the average cost of an access code alone was100.24. Given the rapid expansion of this new product in
So when your textbooks are worn out, or you are tired of them, go ahead and replace them with a shiny new textbook or digital
In May, the Portland, Oregon school board passed the country's first comprehensive "climate justice" resolution. The school board voted unanimously to "abandon the use of any adopted text material that is found to express doubt about the severity of the climate crisis or its root in human activities," and called for all schools to teach a "climate justice" curriculum.
There remains an enormous gulf between the severity of the climate crisis and the attention given the crisis in U.S. schools and in widely used text material.
Graduation has come and gone. Now it's time to look forward to back to school season. Sometimes exciting, sometimes overwhelming. Especially when it comes to spending money.
Between January 1962 and July 1965, Los Angeles law enforcement officers killed at least 65 people. . . . These included
Rather than asking for the adoption of new textbooks, Portland's resolution imagines a collective process to create and disseminate
In putting together a new framework for the state's history and social sciences curriculum, the Instructional Quality Commission of California's Department of Education has received nearly 500 pages of comments and suggestions on how to best write textbooks for K-12 students.
The SAFG, and submissions endorsing their edits, are motivated by ideology and ignorance in insisting on erasing India and linking Hindu scripture with caste-based discrimination. And as the social media posts above show, rather than increasing understanding, they normalize Hinduphobia.
The debate over how India is to appear in California textbooks has to be seen against the backdrop, not only of Indian political action committees, of what is emerging as a pattern of influence exerted by Hindu nationalist groups here in the U.S. upon U.S. education.
If you are a teacher, school official, or perhaps even a student or parent in California, you have probably heard about the controversy that has raged for a decade about how India and Hinduism are depicted in California's History lessons.
I didn't mind, not really. That's just how things were. But, I think it's because I didn't know what carefree looked like