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Crossing The Educational Rubicon Without The Tah: Collaboration Among University And Secondary-Level History Educators, Gordon Andrews, Wilson J. Warren, Sarah Drake Brown Feb 2013

Crossing The Educational Rubicon Without The Tah: Collaboration Among University And Secondary-Level History Educators, Gordon Andrews, Wilson J. Warren, Sarah Drake Brown

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In April 2011, Congress slashed funding for a majority of programs tied to education. Several programs related to professional development for teachers did not survive. While cut severely—from $119 million in Fiscal Year 2010 to $46 million (a loss of $73 million or 61% of its funding)—Teaching American History (TAH) grants lived, albeit by their fingertips, another day. Yet, given the economic challenges the United States faces and what appear to be prevailing attitudes in regard to social services and teacher development, it has become clear that history educators cannot rely on federal funding to support efforts to ...