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GLS11 Recap

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 08:17


MACEI Award Grantee Convening Recap

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 12:14


MACEI Grantees Group Photo

Image credit: MacArthur Foundation



Citizenship and Elementary Education- how do you teach that?

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 11:55

Citizenship and the Elementary Classroom – a seamless, perfect pair

Wall Street Journal Op-ed: Teaching Better Civics for Better Citizens (Abstract)

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 12:14

American students are alarmingly unfamiliar with the essential elements of democracy.


By Sandra Day O'Connor and John Glenn

(originally posted at the Wall Street Journal, May 12th, 2015 at 7:03pm EST)


Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Responds to NAEP Findings

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 13:53

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) released the 2014 eighth grade U.S. history, geography and civics tests information today.  The report uncovered very minimal improvement in scores assessed four years ago in 2010.  In light of these developments, Justice O'Connor responded: