Grades 4-8. This set of curated primary sources can be used for inquiry-based learning exercises and projects. Each document falls under the umbrella topic of tenements and immigration. Suggested projects are included for the educator as a springboard for research-based projects.
A short-lived environmental research program in the 1970s was an early foray into climate change funding.
In the early 20th century, the General Education Board was devoted to the cause of improving education throughout the United States, without distinction of race, sex, or creed.
Prompted by Reagan-era budget cuts, a new program serving low-income single parents receiving public aid failed to meet its constituents’ needs.
An innovative nursing program gathered crucial data and brought healthcare to needy families, but ultimately lost its way.