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Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies Newsletter


How do teachers integrate the experiences -- the herstories -- of women into elementary, middle and high school history and social studies curriculum frameworks? Throughout U.S. history, women have struggled to own and control property, to vote, to have the same protections given to men in workplaces, to control their own bodies, and to choose the jobs and careers they want for themselves and their families. Still the stories of women are only marginally present in state curriculum frameworks.