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Date: Apr 17 2015
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NEWS SURVEY: What grad credit do you need? Do you need PDPs in History? Education? https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2015EmergingAmerica Civics & Social Studies PD in the New Federal Education Act? - Learn how you can support it. Learn how to involve youth in civic engagement. April 22, 6:00pm - Advocacy Webinar - Civics for All - National Council for the Social Studies www.socialstudies.org/a…
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Date: Nov 1 2016
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Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 3, Issue 32 for November 2, 2016

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YOUR INPUT NEEDED by State survey on Civic Learning and Engagement.

Mark your calendars: ESE 2nd Annual Conference on Civic Learning & Engagement - May 8, 2017 - EM Kennedy Institute in Boston.

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Date: May 4 2015
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This performance task requires students to compare text, sound files, and images to deepen their understanding of the efforts by African Americans to advance the Double V Campaign (victory over racism at war and at home) during WWII. A timeline helps students sequence and visualize the relative length of time between events. Anticipating a growing national emphasis on the use of text analysis,…

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Date: Nov 6 2016
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[caption id="attachment_9875" align="alignright" width="218"] Miss [Lucy] Burns in Occoquan Workhouse, Washington.[/caption]In an age of mass incarceration, tracing the origins and history of detainment is a meaningful exercise in understanding the current situation of imprisonment in the United States. Drawing on items such as images, maps, political cartoons, and reports available from the digit…
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Date: Jun 14 2017
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More than 60 Attend Joint Education Committee Hearing on Civic Education [caption id="attachment_10308" align="alignright" width="300"] Rich Cairn with Sen. Harriette Chandler. [/caption]Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz and Rep. Alice Peisch held a two-hour hearing on 26 Civic Education bills introduced in this session of the General Court of Massachusetts. Sen. Harriet Chandler, Sen. Eric Lesser, Rep. Lind…