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December 14, 2022

Education Week, Vol. 42, Issue 17
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Education Briefly Stated: December 14, 2022
December 13, 2022
8 min read
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Illustration of a man carrying a jumbled, tangled group of lines shaped like a sphere on his back. Surrounded by virus pathogens
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A high school football player in a blue helmet with an orange arrow on it tackles a player in a white and green uniform.
A player from the Westlake High School Warriors in Thousand Oaks, Calif., plays football in a helmet with an arrowhead logo. California has banned only certain Native American-themed mascots, but other states have passed broader restrictions.
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Equity & Diversity More States Push Schools to Drop Native American Mascots
Evie Blad, November 28, 2022
6 min read
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History teachers from across the country discuss innovative ways to teach racial history at a conference hosted earlier this month by the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University.
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Joe Harmon, a social studies teacher in Pennsylvania, makes satirical TikTok videos poking fun at what happens in his classroom.
Joe Harmon, a social studies teacher in Pennsylvania, makes satirical TikTok videos poking fun at what happens in his classroom.
Via @dr.harmon on TikTok
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A pedestal that held a statue of Robert E. Lee stands empty outside a high school named for the Confederate general in Montgomery, Ala. on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Two Montgomery high schools will no longer bear the names of Confederate leaders. The Montgomery County Board of Education has voted for new names for Jefferson Davis High School and Robert E Lee High School, news outlets report.
In this June 2020 photo, a pedestal that held a statue of Robert E. Lee stands empty outside a high school named for the Confederate general in Montgomery, Ala. The Montgomery school board voted this month to pay a hefty fine to the state in order to rename Robert E. Lee High and another school named for Confederate leader Jefferson Davis.
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Social Studies Opinion I'm a State Election Chief. We Need to Do Something About Civics Education
Michael G. Adams, November 22, 2022
4 min read
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Education Week opinion letters submissions
Gwen Keraval for Education Week
Education Week opinion letters submissions
Gwen Keraval for Education Week
Reading & Literacy Letter to the Editor Dear Lucy: Phonics-Only Is a Worn-Out Straw Man
December 13, 2022
1 min read
Education Week opinion letters submissions
Gwen Keraval for Education Week
Reading & Literacy Letter to the Editor Publishing Calkins Was a Mistake
December 13, 2022
1 min read
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Social Studies Opinion I Am a High School Junior. I’m Not Prepared to Vote
Sidhi Dhanda, November 21, 2022
3 min read