History texts under scrutiny amid growing bias awareness

History texts under scrutiny amid growing bias awareness

Dive Brief: History textbooks are facing increased scrutiny, with some educators advocating to rid classrooms of them entirely as uncomfortable details and nuance often take a backseat to the desire for a linear narrative, historians rarely agree on a single interpretation of events, and state standards established by legislators can politically taint texts during the […]
Ed Dept steps up scrutiny of college foreign gifts reporting

Ed Dept steps up scrutiny of college foreign gifts reporting

Dive Brief: The U.S. Department of Education this week changed how colleges are required to report foreign gifts and contracts to the federal government as the Trump administration and legislators continue to crack down on such deals. The new digital portal for...