National Geographic Education Foundation

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In The Spotlight
The Teaching Geography Is Fundamental Act (TGIF) has been re-introduced with broad, bi-partisan support. TGIF would provide funding for K-12 teacher training and more. Geography is currently the only discipline required under NCLB that receives no dedicated source of federal support. More >>

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