Maryland public schools to teach LGBTQ, disability rights history

Within the next few years, history teachers in Maryland public schools will add LGBTQ and disability rights to their curricula. The Maryland State Department of Education agreed to add new standards to the U.S. History curriculum for high schoolers to include the history of both groups. "When we’re teaching history, we want to make sure we teach all of history, and our history the way we teach it has traditionally left out a lot of Americans," Eric Luedtke, Montgomery County's delegate to the Maryland General Assembly, said. Luedtke said advocates in his district approached him in July, requesting the addition. (WUSA9)

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