Critics say Palm Beach district fails to offer African history

08/30/2009 | Palm Beach Post (Fla.), The

Although 15-year-old legislation requires Florida schools to teach African history, schools in the Palm Beach County district are limiting curriculum to a history of African-American slavery, say some education officials and community members. The study of African history would improve the self-esteem of black students, advocates say, but without state standards and assessment, there is concern that the law will continue to go unimplemented.

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