Nebraska proposes new social studies standards

The Nebraska Board of Education has released a draft of the state's proposed social studies standards. The new standards stress the importance of developing students' critical thinking and analytic skills, and emphasize teaching broad concepts rather than focusing on names and dates. Critics say the standards have "serious gaps" and remove references to dozens of historical figures, including Benjamin Franklin and Malcolm X.

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Social studies rewrite: Benjamin Franklin, Malcolm X optional - Omaha World-Herald (Neb.)

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