Abolishing History From the Classroom Is What Got Us Into This Mess | Beaufort County Now | As the NC Board of Education is considering the adoption of a new Social Studies Curriculum for K-12 students, we thought it instructive to consider what this author says. | beaufort observer, abolishing history, new social studies curriculum, classrooms, board of education, august 10, 2020

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Abolishing History From the Classroom Is What Got Us Into This Mess

    As the NC Board of Education is considering the adoption of a new Social Studies Curriculum for K-12 students, we thought it instructive to consider what this author says. Not to split hairs, but we do suggest that what she referes to as "History" must include American, Western Civilization (World History) and North Carolina History. Annie Holmquist, writing at intellectualtakeout.org opines:

  • History's time in the classroom has come and gone. At least, that seems to be the view of an Illinois state representative.
  • According to NBC, Rep. La Shawn Ford of Chicago claims that the citizens of Illinois have been subjected to "miseducation" in their history curriculum, and as such, he demands "immediate action by removing current history books and curriculum practices that unfairly communicate our history." Ford's press release quotes Meleika Gardner of the organization "We Will" saying, "It is urgent that [the miseducation of our children] comes to an end as we witness our current climate become more hostile. Miseducation has fed and continues to feed systemic racism for generations."

    ...

    Read the full article HERE on Intellectual Takeout.


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