Global citizenship and the American high school curriculum

Global citizenship and the American high school curriculum

Article from Development Education Journal, Vol. 10.3.

David Weatherly reflects on the impact of the marginalisation of Geography in the American curriculum. His research suggests that, despite isolated examples of good practice, the serious lack of international awareness among high school students that was highlighted by the events of September 11 2001 has not proved to be an impetus for the development of a more globally holistic social studies curriculum.

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