By Sandra Feldman
Introduction: Why this
study and why a civic core?
Why this study?
Why a common core in a diverse society?
Part One: How to educate
findings for all states
What should be in a civic core?
A civic core for the secondary grades: Vital topics
Identifying strong standards: Five criteria
General problems in state standards and frameworks
The place of world history
The balance between Western and non-Western studies
State standards compared: An overview
* Summary table of
Part Two: Reviews of individual state standards, Kentucky,
Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada,
Department of Defense,
District of Columbia,
New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York,
North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania,
South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas,
Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin,
One model of a civic core: Key topics and starting points
The civic core and the use of instructional time
Education for Democracy: A Statement of Principles
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