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- Social Studies How This State Is Creating an Asian American Curriculum—and Why It’s Doing SoIn Connecticut, students and teachers worked together to develop model lesson plans for K-8 Asian American and Pacific Islander curriculum.Social Studies What the Research Says Civics Is About Skills, Not Just Facts. How Do Schools Measure Students' Readiness?Most state assessments aren't testing how students civically engage in their communities, a new report finds.Social Studies Opinion Whose Land Are You On? How to Get Started Teaching Native American HistoryIt's easy to feel as if a handful of lessons once a year in November about Native American art or storytelling isn't enough. It isn't.Social Studies AP African American Studies: What's in the Newly Revised Course FrameworkThe new framework comes after public debate from both political leaders and scholars over what topics should have been included or excluded.Social Studies The Revised AP African American Studies: What's Been Changed and WhyThe new framework, published Dec. 6, will be used for the course's official launch next fall.Social Studies Opinion There's a Major Conflict at the Heart of Our Democracy. Civics Education Should Embrace ItA civics expert explains how rubbernecking and traffic jams can help students understand some of our thorniest issues.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Results of a survey commissioned by Thinking Nation reveal a stark gap between the degree to which educators value social studies and the...Social Studies Opinion 'We Exist': How to Learn About Native Americans Through Native LensesA Navajo scholar offers both perspective and resources for making Native American Heritage Month part of your classroom.Social Studies 'Killers of the Flower Moon' Covers Painful History. Can Oklahoma Teachers Teach It?The crime epic illuminates hard history in Oklahoma. State restrictions could complicate teachers' efforts to draw on it in class.Social Studies Opinion Why Public Schools Must Bolster Civics InstructionOur students are among the youngest voters in the country. Are they being targeted as pawns in an illicit political game?Social Studies This Popular High School Civics Requirement Doesn’t Boost Voting HabitsMore than a dozen states require students to take the U.S. Citizenship exam, but it doesn't seem to boost turnout.Social Studies Children's Voting Habits Could Influence Their Parents' Political ParticipationA new study finds a two-way relationship between parents' and teens' civic engagement.Social Studies PragerU, Creator of Controversial Social Studies Videos, Now Has a Toehold in SchoolsFlorida's Department of Education has come under fire for approving the media company's videos as supplementary materials. What's in them?Social Studies A Digital Game Offers a Lesson on Compromise, the 18th Century WayA civics group and historical site teamed up teach about the compromises made to create the U.S. Constitution.Social Studies Opinion Civics Education: Can We Teach Patriotism Without the Conformity?New civics education requirements are good—if we learn from past mistakes.