Departments

Retrospective

Article Tools
  • PrintPrinter-Friendly
  • EmailEmail Article
  • ReprintReprints

20 years ago ... OCT. 20, 1982

  • A commission convened by the Washington-based Council for Basic Education contends that history is being crowded out of the curriculum by other disciplines classified as "social studies."
  • The U.S. Supreme Court hears a case involving whether two religious schools that discriminate on the basis of race, including Bob Jones University of Greenville, S.C., should be eligible for federal tax exemptions.
  • Boggs Academy of Keysville, Ga., believed to be the only remaining private boarding school in the nation for black students, is struggling to survive as its enrollment declines.

10 years ago ...OCT. 21, 1992

  • After running afoul of the city teachers' union, a slate of candidates that promised to bring choice to Detroit's public schools is struggling to keep its seats in the upcoming elections.
  • Five of New York City's 32 community school districts remain in a standoff with Schools Chancellor Joseph A. Fernandez over the "Children of the Rainbow" curriculum for 1st graders, which includes information on families with gay or lesbian parents.

Vol. 22, Issue 7, Page 6

Published in Print: October 16, 2002, as Retrospective

Back to Top Back to Top

Most Popular Stories

Viewed

Emailed

Recommended

Commented

Sponsor Insights

Free Ebook: How to Implement a Coding Program in Schools

Successful Intervention Builds Student Success

Effective Ways to Support Students with Dyslexia

Stop cobbling together your EdTech

Integrate Science and ELA with Informational Text

Can self-efficacy impact growth for ELLs?

Disruptive Tech Integration for Meaningful Learning

Building Community for Social Good

5 Resources on the Power of Interoperability from Unified Edtech

New campaign for UN World Teachers Day

5 Game-Changers in Today’s Digital Learning Platforms

Hiding in Plain Sight - 7 Common Signs of Dyslexia in the Classroom

The research: Reading Benchmark Assessments

Shifting Mindsets: A Guide for Training Paraeducators to Think Differently About Challenging Behavior

All Students Are Language Learners: The Imagine Learning Language Advantage™

Shifting Mindsets: A Guide for Training Paraeducators to Think Differently About Challenging Behavior

How to Support All Students with Equitable Pathways

2019 K-12 Digital Content Report

3-D Learning & Assessment for K–5 Science

Climate Change, LGBTQ Issues, Politics & Race: Instructional Materials for Teaching Complex Topics

Closing the Science Achievement Gap

Evidence-based Coaching: Key Driver(s) of Scalable Improvement District-Wide

Advancing Literacy with Large Print

Research Sheds New Light on the Reading Brain

Tips for Supporting English Learners Through Personalized Approaches

Student Engagement Lessons from 3 Successful Districts

Response to Intervention Centered on Student Learning

The Nonnegotiable Attributes of Effective Feedback

SEE MORE Insights >