History Educators Respond to Trump: It Matters How We Tell the National Story

Social studies and history education organizations, and many teachers, criticized the president’s statements yesterday after he condemned history classes that include lessons on systemic racism for teaching what he called “lies” and “left-wing indoctrination.”…┬áThe Zinn Education Project, which offers lessons and professional development based on Zinn’s approach to history, also issued a statement saying that the Trump administration “seek[s] to squash … the power of a growing number of teachers who teach outside the textbook.”