Primary Education News

2 Oct '14

News School board vote on US history sets up showdown with students

Colorado school prepares for massive turnout during conservative school boards vote over patriotic curriculum changes US little rebels protest against changes to history curriculum Colorado teachers stage mass sick-out to protest proposals A fight in Colorado over how United States history is taught is coming to a head in suburban Denver on Thursday, with students and teachers expected to pack a school board meeting where the controversial changes could face a vote.Turnout is expected to be so high that the teachers union plans to stream video from the meeting room which holds a couple hundred people on a big screen in the parking lot outside. Students are making plans to start their protests early in the day. Continue reading...

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