Believing that the coursework casts American history in a negative light, state legislators in Oklahoma voted this week to replace Advanced Placement U.S. History classes in public high schools with a new framework that they believe better emphasizes “U.S. exceptionalism,” though critics argue this change will deprive students of a proper education. What do you think?
“This could knock Oklahoma from its perch atop the lower third of U.S. state education rankings.”
Rhonda Mabrey • Furniture Positioner
“I’ve always thought history classes should be taught à la carte.”
Tobin Lertz • Debt Counselor
“If we’re going to sugarcoat anything, let’s start with the harsh, definitive nature of mathematics.”
Randall Pitson • Figurine Peddler