History

UC Davis-Based State Project Offers Online Help for Parents Trying to Teach at Home

March 31, 2020
The California-History Social Science Project, headquartered at UC Davis, provides, among other things, the guidelines for California history and social science teaching. That project ordinarily develops teaching materials and resources for teachers throughout the state. UC Davis and five other university locations have started posting resources for parents — lesson plans, reading lists, blogs of encouragement — as well as for teachers trying to teach remotely for the first time.

Children of Poor Immigrants Rise, Regardless of Where They Come From

October 28, 2019
New research linking millions of fathers and sons dating to the 1880s shows that children of poor immigrants in America have had greater success climbing the economic ladder than children of similarly poor fathers born in the United States. That pattern has been remarkably stable for more than a century, even as immigration laws have shifted and as the countries most likely to send immigrants to the United States have changed.