California halting 4th-graders’ Mission-building projects?

School tradition called "offensive to many"

A new educational framework in California is encouraging teachers to drop a 4th grade tradition — constructing a replica of one of the state’s historic missions — in favor of a more “nuanced perspective of history.” Nancy McTygue, executive director of California History-Social Science Project (CHSSP) and one of the lead writers of the new framework, is one of the fiercest … [Read more...]

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