Braceras: Don’t know much about U.S. history

"As the school year comes to a close, it is worth considering what our children have learned this year. Not just with respect to the “three Rs” of reading, writing, and ’rithmetic, but also with [...]

And the winner is….

Congratulations Kimberly Koiser (right), U.S. Government teacher at Kathleen High School at Lakeland, FL. Koiser is the winner of an iPad and $100 credit toward educational apps. She simply booked a VIP presentation and was [...]

Louisiana moves closer to enacting civics education legislation

"Beginning in 2016, Louisiana high school students will have to demonstrate the same knowledge about American government that is required to become a U.S. citizen. The Louisiana Civics Education Initiative passed through the legislature this [...]

Beginning in 2016….

Louisiana high school students will have to demonstrate the same knowledge about American government that is required to become a U.S. citizen. Learn more about the Civics Education Initiative that is now 8 states strong! [...]

The Statue of Liberty arrives in America, 130 years ago today

It’s hard to imagine America without the Statue of Liberty, but the icon of freedom didn’t make its first full appearance in New York until June 17, 1885. The Statue of Liberty arrived in New [...]

The Army celebrates it’s 240th birthday today.

Formed in 1775 by an act of the Continental Congress, the Army has grown from a ragtag group of state militias to one of the strongest combat forces in history.