Published Online: March 27, 2012
Published in Print: March 28, 2012, as Civil Rights Lessons Highlighted in Guide

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Civil Rights Lessons Highlighted in Guide

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The Southern Poverty Law Center—which last year concluded that a majority of states deserve a failing grade for how they handle the teaching of civil rights history—has just issued a set of guidelines to help states improve the situation. The civil rights organization is providing model learning standards designed to help states either improve existing standards or develop expectations where none exist, according to a press release.

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