US Schools' Curriculum Gets a New Addition: '12 Years a Slave'

by Kathy Jones on  March 3, 2014 at 7:48 PM Child Health News
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It has emerged that Steve McQueen's '12 Years a Slave' has been added to the school curriculum in the US.

The Oscar-nominated film will now be taught in schools, as it will help to educate children in America, Contactmusic reported.
 US Schools' Curriculum Gets a New Addition: '12 Years a Slave'
US Schools' Curriculum Gets a New Addition: '12 Years a Slave'
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The National School Boards Association has made it mandatory for all the public high schools in US to add movie to their curriculum.

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Speaking on this move Montel Williams, the talkshow host said that when Hollywood is at its best, the power of such movies can be utilized into a powerful educational tool.

Williams further added that '12 Years a Slave' has distinctively highlighted a shameful period in American history and this move will evoke a desire in students to not repeat the evils of the past and will inspire them to dream big of a better and brighter future. (ANI)

Source: ANI
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