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O'Connor, Katherine A.; Heafner, Tina; Groce, Eric – Social Education, 2007
This article illustrates the efforts of educators in North Carolina to advocate for the social studies in an age of high-stakes assessment and tight budgets. Although this story begins with one state, the marginalization of social studies in elementary schools is a nationwide problem. The federal No Child Left Behind law (NCLB) is due for…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Social Studies, Elementary Education, Advocacy