Peter Hancock
In New Mexico, education officials are moving forward with a social studies curriculum that increases focus on identity, race and
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How much should parents be involved in school curricula?

A trio of bills in Illinois would increase parental access to what’s being taught in Illinois schools by requiring teachers to do things like post their lesson plans online. This is just one of many rallying cries on the right to exert more control over — or make “transparent” — what’s happening in the classroom. The 21st was joined by a two journalists who've been following the story and a professor of information science.  

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