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Date: Feb 27 2019
NEWS Invitation to judge Massachusetts History Day – April 6, 2019 – Information Civic Engagement Day at Massachusetts State House – March 5, 12:30-3:30. Mass Civic Learning Coalition website. Legislators promote funding for civics education in 2020 budget – Article on the Massachusetts Civics Projects Trust Fund. From iCivics – CivXNow – K-12 Civic Education Map
Forge of Innovation 2015 - Group Shot at Sojourner Truth Statue, Northampton
Date: Feb 21 2019

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 7 for February 21, 2019 Applications Due March 1 for Summer 2019 Forge of Innovation! EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration. Contact HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES APPLY BY MARCH 1: Forge of Innovation: The Springfield Armory and the Genesis of American Industry, NEH…

Date: Feb 13 2019

EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 6 for February 13, 2019

NEWS Complete this VERY quick survey on the future of the Civics and Social Studies website. (Resources tabs of the site will be moved from From the California History and Social Science Project - thoughts on addressing 'Too Much World History?" in new standards there. Massachusetts His…

Article with incendiary captions and headlines with photos of "feeble minded" people at top.
Date: Feb 8 2019

The Eugenics movement in the early 20th century United States, a pseudo-scientific amalgamation of social Darwinist philosophy and animal breeding management, gained widespread approval across the country and influenced many internationally, most notably in the the Nazi racial policies of the era leading up to World War II. This primary source set includes newspaper articles, photographs, carto…

Date: Feb 6 2019
NEWS Please complete this survey for the Library of Congress, “Podcast Usage Among Educators” by February 24– And thank you! Crowdsourcing Helps to Unlock the Mystery of Cursive - Library of Congress Blog Post Civic Learning Impact and Measurement Convening - Summary of current research in the field, speakers, and more.