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Flag Week: 8 Ways Kids Can Learn More About Our Nation’s History and Government

On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress, which consisted of representatives of the colonies, passed a resolution approving the design of a national flag:  Resolved, that the Flag of the thirteen United States shall be…

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas: Helping Kids Understand Diversity and Equality

In the 1950s, parents brought a class action suit against the Topeka, Kansas, school board claiming denial of access to Topeka’s white schools violated the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution. When the federal district courts…

May is Asian-Pacific Heritage Month: 10 Ways to Enrich Kids’ Appreciation of Asian-Pacific American Culture

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month—a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian-Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea,…