Understanding the Near East is important for today's social studies classrooms. To help social studies educators get a first-hand understanding of the region and issues, NCSS has partnered with Maryville University of St. Louis and the Moroccan Center for Civic Education to host "Education for Democracy and the Arab World." This conference will include three days of sessions and speakers, featuring Moroccan officials, U.S. Embassy personnel, regional experts, and classroom teachers and students. More information.
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