National Archives Begins Search for New Executive Director for NHPRC

From the NHPRC: The National Archives and Records Administration invites applications for the position of Executive Director of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).  The NHPRC promotes the preservation and publication of American historical records by public and private institutions through its grants and educational programs.  The commission includes representatives of the legislative, more >


NARA Releases Partial Cache of JFK Assassination Records

The National Archives and Records Administration has now released most of the remaining federal agency records associated with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Under the JFK Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992, all assassination-related records had to be released by October 26, 2017, 25 years after the passage of the law. However, at the more >


NCH Urges US Department of Education to Prioritize K-12 History Education

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently proposed a list of supplemental priorities and definitions to be used in awarding discretionary (competitive) grants made by the Department, including ones for K-12 history and civics education. While the proposal recommends a greater emphasis on civics education, it unfortunately does not prioritize history as well. On October 23, more >