EDUCATION; History Altered
In regard to their education in the important subject of history, the plight of children in public schools may be even worse than previously thought.
The Fordham Foundation previously examined materials used to teach history and found some sadly wanting. It now has looked at material used to supplement the training of history teachers.
A sad fact is that many public school history teachers did not major in that subject while in college. Therefore, some use supplementary materials from supposed experts. Fordham found some of the most popular of those materials merely are propaganda.
"The source of the problem with many of the supplemental resources used for …
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Publication information: Article title: EDUCATION; History Altered. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: April 18, 2004. Page number: Not available. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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