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Op-ed: Teaching children assures that we will never forget

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Our schoolchildren need to learn Elie Wiesel’s wisdom, and the tragic events of the Holocaust, but they largely don’t. Wiesel's book Night is not an “exemplar text” in the nationalized K-12 standards, Common Core... Despite the post-World War II pleas to “never forget,” we are forgetting, and so are our children.
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Jamie Gass on Common Core National Standards

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Jamie Gass, Pioneer Institute’s Director of School Reform,…
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Study Calls for Reinstating Passage of U.S. History Test as Graduation Requirement

The Massachusetts Legislature should require the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to reinstate passage of the U.S. history MCAS exam as a high school graduation requirement and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education should provide teachers in grades 6-10 with examples of specific texts that could be assigned to prepare students to read a seminal historical text such as Federalist #10 in grade 11 or 12, according to a new study published by Pioneer Institute.
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Pioneer to Participate in U.S. History Competition for Students

Pioneer to Participate in U.S. History Competition for Students; “We the People” promotes U.S. history and civics education
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Scaling Up Educational Innovation

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Author(s): Jamie Gass — Publication date: 2008-06-01 Category:…