Tenn. board to vote on combining geography, history curriculum

Tennessee's board of education is expected to vote today on a new curriculum that would include geography lessons in history classes and beef up instruction on language skills. While the revised curriculum would give the state the country's highest rating in civil rights education, geography teachers say combining the two subjects would mean students miss out on information, such as learning about mapping systems used by businesses and the military, that would help make them college- and career-ready.

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