Mainstreaming Human Rights Education – A New NCSS Community Looks Forward
Keywords:human rights education. social justice, curriculum, social studies pedagogy
This article will introduce the Human Rights Education Community within the National Council for the Social Studies and highlight some of our initial efforts to make Human Rights Education (HRE) more visible in the core social studies canon that students encounter in their public school education. It concludes with a look at the next steps that will need to take place if NCSS’ recent support for HRE is to manifest in genuine instructional change.