in Pasadena, history gets funded

Award will fund teacher training, pique student interest in history
— Houston Chronicle2

Pasadena students could soon receive a better education in history after the school district was awarded the Teaching American History Grant.

The Pasadena school district is the newest recipient of the grant aimed at simultaneously improving students’ history knowledge and teachers’ classroom skills.

The $949,434 grant will fund training with expert historians in cutting-edge techniques to develop teacher knowledge and appreciation for American history, encourage dynamic instruction and make history an interesting subject.

The curriculum is geared toward developing the classroom strategy of teachers and to help them bring American history alive for students.

Teachers in this program gain a deeper understanding of history.

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