• Beneath the Surface of Virginia's History Standards

    by Edward L. Ayers

    Virginia's Department of Education has ignored the guidance of historians and educators in revising the state's K-12 history standards. The example of how political appointees treated the role of African Americans in driving the movement for abolition is a telling example of the inadequate history they want to teach.

  • The Secret Life of Teaching

    by Horace Dewey

    The first in a series: In which we finesse the occupational hazard of keeping student names straight.