Banning AP history course threatens U.S. education, first amendment principles

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Recently, an Oklahoma legislative committee voted 11-4 to ban the U.S. History Advanced Placement course.

Following party lines, lawmakers claimed the course’s syllabus focused too much on “secularist” and “progressivist” issues such as the separation of church and state.


As political as the study of history may become, this particular course is as apolitical as it gets.

by Laura Wilkes

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