Archives for August 8, 2014

Historic fail? Greatest Americans missing from proposed curriculum

New his­to­ry cur­ricu­lum stan­dards pro­posed for top high school stu­dents leave out such Amer­i­can icons as Ben­jamin Franklin and Mar­tin Luther King, Jr., paint colonists as big­ots and gloss over the Great­est Gen­er­a­tion’s fight to save the world from Nazi Ger­many, accord­ing to con­ser­v­a­tive edu­ca­tion activists who want the frame­work delayed — and per­haps scrapped […]