UPDATE: Irony Alert! College Board Caves On Same Day Petitions Delivered To Recall School Board That Wanted Changes In AP History Class
You may have heard about the protests in Colorado in the Jefferson County School District. The School Board wants to change the Advanced Placement history curriculum to make it more “patriotic.” And that’s just one of a number of ridiculous policy changes the Board is trying to make.
Here are a few recent articles:
In Colorado, a Student Counterprotest to an Anti-Protest Curriculum is from The New York Times.
“@9NewsEducation: College Brd says if Jeffco changes AP US History,take “AP” off of it http://t.co/6eCP5IrPaf #9NEWS pic.twitter.com/QKIa5knDTx
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) September 27, 2014
Colorado: Sickouts Close Schools Again is from The New York Times.
Ben Carson: New AP U.S. history course will make kids want to ‘sign up for ISIS’ is from The Washington Post.
Colorado School Board Votes to Ban Students is from The Borowitz Report.
Colorado teachers stage mass sick-out to protest US history curriculum changes is from The Guardian.
Jeffco school board OKs compromise plan in curriculum review showdown is from The Denver Post.
Controversial Colorado history plan still alive is from The Associated Press.
College Board says it ‘revised’ controversial AP U.S. history framework (update) is from The Washington Post.
Colorado school board vote doesn’t appease critics is from The Associated Press.
After Protests Over History Curriculum, School Board Tries To Compromise is from NPR.
Colorado student protest leader: ‘I’m learning how people need to act to make a democracy function’ is from The Washington Post.
Here’s a great video from MSNBC:
Is the new AP U.S. History really anti-American? is from The Hechinger Report.
After Uproar, School Board in Colorado Scraps Anti-Protest Curriculum is from The New York Times.
Quote Of The Day: “Changes in AP history trigger a culture clash in Colorado”
Local PTA Support Student Protests In Colorado
See the AP U.S. History course changes and take a sample exam is from The Washington Post.