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We Can Do Better: Lessons from Charlottesville

created Aug 14, 2017 01:41 PM
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director The images are horrifying – angry white men with torches lit marching through a southern town on a summer night.  Bodies flying in the air after being ...

How to Implement the FAIR Act

created Jun 12, 2017 11:58 AM
by Beth Slutsky, Ph.D., Program Coordinator Since January we’ve had the honor of traveling the state to introduce educators and administrators to the new HSS Framework.  Regardless of where we ...

Is Voting a Civil Rights Issue?

created May 24, 2017 02:51 PM
This teaching blog post is meant to accompany the recent Current Context issue on the Supreme Court's ruling Cooper v. Harris, regarding racial gerrymandering. Reading Supreme Court decisions ...

Teaching the Inauguration

created Jan 18, 2017 09:51 AM
With the presidential inauguration taking place in two days, you may want to use this classroom activity that features excerpts from inaugural addresses by California governors. The activity ...

Citizenship and the New HSS Framework

created Sep 07, 2016 11:15 AM
by Beth Slutsky   The fresh start to the new school year provides the hope to get things right this time, at least that’s what I tell myself as a teacher and as a mom. One thing I’ve noticed ...
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