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35 states were given an “F” grade for their lack of teaching about the civil rights movement by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). The SPLC’s study, “Teaching the Movement: The State of Civil Rights Education 2011,” covers curricula and requirements for the civil rights movement. Education Problem In America Compared to Civil Rights Mississippi […]

D.C. Public Schools let go of hundreds of teachers today, as part of the policy introduced by former education chancellor Michelle Rhee to let go of low-performing educators. The District on Friday fired some 227 teachers and gave raises and bonuses to more than 600 teachers, based on numbers generated by its controversial teacher evaluation […]

NORTH CAROLINA-After the Wake County School Board voted to end a busing programs that keep school’s integrated in the district, critics are claiming they are re-introducing segregation to North Carolina. The Washington Post reports: And as the board moves toward a system in which students attend neighborhood schools, some members are embracing the provocative idea […]