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Date: Jun 8 2022
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 9, Issue 6 for June 8, 2022 IN THIS ISSUE News Events @ Emerging America  New at the Library of Congress Professional Development Events Other Resources Blog post preview: Whose stories?
Two girls sharing a single desk in a rustic school lean cheek to cheek, pencils in hand, looking at their schoolwork.
Date: May 31 2022
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Whose stories would your students like to learn about in your curriculum? Give them this anonymous survey to find out!

Topics that students care about can be one of the most powerful incentives to engage in class, and even, when it is in the balance, to come to school. As we bring the year to a close, finding ways to look ahead with excitement is part of the prescription for all of us.…

Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: May 11 2022
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol.
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Date: May 2 2022
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How to empower students by participating in IEP and 504 team meetings

By Laurel Peltier, Collaborative for Educational Services

Emerging America has benefitted at key moments from Laurel's deep experience as a teacher and leader in support of students with disabilities. We are pleased to add her insights on ways that History and Civics teachers can support IEP and 504 teams to the Acce…

Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: Apr 13 2022
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol.
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Date: Apr 3 2022
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In this blog post, we offer a variety of teaching resources, and invite you to plan to join us for the July course “Emerging America: Immigration Issues in Perspective for Diverse Students.”

 

President Roosevelt, touring Ellis Island

Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: Mar 9 2022
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 9, Issue 3 for March 9, 2022

 

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Date: Mar 4 2022
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Updated 07-15-2022

By Leah Bueso

Civic Engagement Research Group, University of California, Riverside

 

“Disability is a natural part of the human experience and in no way diminishes the right of individuals to participate in or contribute to society.”

- Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 

The first time I read Congress’s state…

Emerging America logo against vista of sky, river, distant mountains.
Date: Feb 9 2022
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol.
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Date: Feb 7 2022
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Updated 05-21-2022

Read “Massachusetts Passes Genocide Education Legislation" by Emerging America's Rich Cairn in June's Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives The Volunteer. 

In December 2021, Massachusetts became the 20th state to pass legislation requiring that every student learn about genocide. (See the Massachusetts law.) The law pointedly requires that students learn about hu…

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