Unit Guide: The Connecticut Black and Latino Studies Collection

After landmark legislation was signed into law, Connecticut high schools are now required to offer an elective course on the accomplishments, struggles, intersections, perspectives, and collaborations of Black and Latino people in the United States.

To support this new mandate, we’re pleased to offer The Connecticut Black and Latino Studies Collection in partnership with EdAdvance.

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Key Takeaways

Flexible units and curated content
Expose students to unheard perspectives in history, supporting the development of inquiry and critical thinking skills
Lesson Supports
Equip teachers with content and instructional resources directly aligned to the SERC’s suggested course framework
Cover statewide mandate for high school elective course on African American, Black, Latino, and Puerto Rican contributions to United States history, society, economy, and culture

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This collection is available as an add-on to Newsela Social Studies, a teacher favorite for high-interest, high-quality content that exposes students of all grade bands to diverse perspectives and inquiry-based learning opportunities.

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