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High School History

John Leguizamo Says High School History Makes Latino Students Feel 'Invisible'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 08.18.2015 | Latino Voices

Latino contributions to U.S. history remain largely absent from high school history books, and John Leguizamo is doing something about it. The 51-year...

'12 Years A Slave' Heading To The Classroom

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 02.25.2014 | Black Voices

Director Steve McQueen's movie "12 Years A Slave" has caused quite a splash in Hollywood, and now the critically-acclaimed film is heading to the clas...

LA High Schools Are About To Get Awesomely Schooled In LGBT History

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center is looking to bring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) history into the classroom, as the Center's Pro...

What High Schools Are Teaching Millenials About The War On Terror

Posted 11.14.2012 | Education

What kids learn in school tends to change with the times, and some curricular regulations that are either antiquated or simply embedded in beliefs hav...

What Do We Want Kids to Know About History?

Grant Calder | Posted 10.26.2011 | Education
Grant Calder

While we're reworking our curricula, we could also reassure our fellow citizens that things are rarely as bad as they seem -- including the state of students' historical knowledge.