"American exceptionalism" stays in Neb. social studies standards

After a sometimes contentious debate in Nebraska about updates to its social studies standards, one of the more talked-about subjects -- "American exceptionalism" -- was retained in the final draft proposal. The concept was kept as was another hotly debated topic: climate change. If approved today in a vote by the state board of education, the standards can be adopted by districts within a year, or districts can opt for more rigorous standards.

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