History Education

The Education and Early Childhood Development Subcommittee heard testimony about the teaching of American history and civics. Topics… read more

The Education and Early Childhood Development Subcommittee heard testimony about the teaching of American history and civics. Topics included the proposed American History Achievement Act and ways to improve knowledge of history and civics. Noted historian David McCullough noted that students at the top 50 U.S. universities and “how abysmally they score” in history, saying that teachers are taught the wrong way to teach history. He said that enthusiasm as well as knowledge is vital. close

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187426-1
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Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 30, 2005
Last Aired:
Aug 22, 2005

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  • Jun 30, 2005 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 05, 2005 | 7:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 06, 2005 | 12:22am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 22, 2005 | 12:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 22, 2005 | 6:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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