National History Center to Host History Education Summit

The National History Center is hosting a day-long conference on Reforming History Education on June 12, 2007, at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. beginning at 10:00 a.m. The conference, co-sponsored by the American Historical Association, Newberry Library, National Council for the Social Studies, and Organization of American Historians, will address the current state of history education policy and future reforms in light of recent advances in student learning, teacher preparation, assessment, and curricular innovations in the discipline of history. The panelists include Robert Bain, Robert Harris, Robert Orrill, Diane Ravitch, Peter Stearns, Maris Vinovskis, and Suzanne Wilson. For more information, contact or 202-544-2422 ext 103.