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Social Education, 2015
Within the United States, education has long been valued as a means of fostering the growth and development of each person in order to realize the democratic ideals of freedom, equality, non-discrimination, and respect for the rights of all. In an increasingly globalized world and within the United States itself, this growth and development must…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Social Studies, Citizenship Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Social Education, 2014
The introduction of standards-based instruction ushered in a movement to clearly articulate the academic outcomes for students across the curriculum. State departments of education and local school districts across the nation have invested tremendous resources to define what students "need to know and be able to do" in English Language…
Descriptors: Social Studies, State Standards, Standard Setting, Position Papers
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Hartman, William – Social Education, 1992
Reports on a United Nations committee recommendation that the Security Council establish a universal register of arms. Suggests that such a register would limit the destabilizing influence of major arms sales on developing nations. Argues that visibility of arms sales may help reduce their number. (DK)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Disarmament, International Cooperation, International Relations
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Roebuck, Douglas; Hochman, Arthur – Social Education, 1993
Reports on an experimental program in which preservice education students worked as Junior Achievement consultants in elementary schools. Discusses successful results and aspects of the project that could be improved. Concludes that the program could be replicated successfully in teacher education programs throughout the country. (CFR)
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Community Services, Curriculum Development, Economics Education