Conn. unions seek addition of labor history to high-school curriculum

06/16/2014 | Associated Press, The

Unions in Connecticut have been urging lawmakers to pass legislation that would add labor history to the state's high-school social-studies curriculum. Similar efforts in six states have failed, with only California and Delaware encouraging the study of labor history in school. While the American Federation of Teachers Connecticut said the bill would help teachers with resources, Steve Armstrong, president of the National Council for the Social Studies and a Connecticut teacher, said it would be hard to add another course to the busy school day.

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