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Crocco, Margaret; Halvorsen, Anne-Lise; Jacobsen, Rebecca; Segall, Avner – Phi Delta Kappan, 2017
In this age of real and fake news, students need to be able to assess the trustworthiness of evidence. The authors' current research examines students' use of evidence in secondary social studies classrooms as students deliberate contemporary public policy issues. The authors found that students shifted their evaluations of the trustworthiness of…
Descriptors: Evidence, Social Studies, Secondary School Students, Public Policy
Palestini, Robert; Falk, Karen Palestini – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2012
This third edition expands coverage on such topics as the law and students with disabilities, confidentiality, sexual harassment, student searches and tuition vouchers. It also includes some new topics such as bullying, copyright law, and the law and the internet. Both public and nonpublic school educators are aware that courts, over the last…
Descriptors: School Law, Court Litigation, Public Schools, Private Schools
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Moore, Gwen – OAH Magazine of History, 2001
Annotates a list of websites on desegregation that provide information, resources, and teaching materials. Topics include Brown v. Board of Education, desegregation of the University of Mississippi, and "Roberts v. Boston." Offers National Park Service websites related to desegregation. (CMK)
Descriptors: Black Education, Black History, Court Litigation, Educational History