U.S. history

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    WATCH: This Is What Nikole Hannah-Jones Claims Is The Basis of Our Founding

    On Monday our Shaftesbury Society forum looked at the controversy over the hiring of New York  Times reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones by UNC-Chapel Hill’s journalism school and the claims Hannah-Jones makes about the founding of our country in the 1619 Project.  Our guests included Peter Wood, President of the…
    Donna Martinez, June 9, 2021
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    U.S. history and geography scores plummet

    National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores for the 2018 administration of U.S. history, civics, and geography tests were released in a series of highlight reports today.  The average civics score was unchanged.  U.S. history and geography scores dropped significantly. Education Week reports, Except for the very top-performing…
    Terry Stoops, April 23, 2020