New Report Documents History Of American LynchingsThe Equal Justice Initiative, a Montgomery, Alabama-based civil rights organization, released a report Tuesday documenting the history of lynchings and racial terror acts in America.
Texas Independence Day: 176 Years Since RepublicWhen Andrew Marsh's students at Danny Jones Middle School in Mansfield walk around mouthing lyrics about the Runaway Scrape, Spanish presidios, Anson Jones and the Know-Nothing Party, they're not killing time. They're studying Texas history.
Report: Students Don't Know Much About HistoryJust 13 percent of high school seniors who took the 2010 National Assessment of Educational Progress, called the Nation's Report Card, showed a solid grasp of American history, the report card says.
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