Curriculum: Page 2


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    Anti-abortion curriculum measures proliferate in handful of states

    Proposals would require students to watch a fetal development animation that has been questioned by state lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.

    By March 13, 2024
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    When should algebra begin?

    As districts rethink decisions to delay algebra until 9th grade, some stakeholders say doing so allows more time to master core math concepts.

    By Lauren Barack • March 13, 2024
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    Equity in Education

    From early learning to high school, the pandemic impacted equity at all levels of K-12, from persistent and widening achievement gaps to uneven access to school meals.

    By K-12 Dive staff
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    College Board declares launch of shorter, digital SAT a success

    The new test, debuting this month in the U.S., takes less time to complete and has shorter passages for the reading and writing sections.

    By March 13, 2024
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    Can inquiry-based learning transform classrooms and equip students for real-world challenges?

    Turn passive learners into problem-solving stars. IBL transforms science education for success in the classroom and beyond.

    March 11, 2024
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    Biden’s State of the Union: High-quality tutoring is in, book bans are out

    Most of President Joe Biden’s speech touched on similar education policies as previous years. His brief pushback on book bans, however, marked a new addition.

    By March 8, 2024
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    Should entrepreneurship skills be a curriculum requirement?

    The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship says entrepreneur education should be viewed as a key part of developing students’ career-readiness.

    By March 6, 2024
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    AI could prove helpful for students with dyslexia

    With “thoughtful experimentation,” artificial intelligence can expand learning opportunities, an International Dyslexia Association leader says.

    By Lauren Barack • March 6, 2024
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    Opinion

    Don’t wait until next February to improve the educational experiences of Black students

    A Yale University professor writes that Black students should see themselves reflected in curriculum and instruction beyond Black History Month.

    By Christina Cipriano • Feb. 29, 2024
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    How one school scaled up science of reading professional development

    A New Mexico school supported teacher training, switched its reading and writing curricula, and altered its schedule to boost reading proficiency.

    By Feb. 28, 2024
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    3 ways schools are taking classes outside to expand mindfulness

    Giving students time outside, whether on a school trip or with a container garden to tend, can develop mindset skills that last a lifetime.

    By Lauren Barack • Feb. 28, 2024
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    How do equitable grading practices affect expectations?

    A Thomas B. Fordham Institute report examines how homework bans and penalty prohibitions for late work and cheating impact student accountability.

    By Feb. 28, 2024
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    Black History Month teaching strategies change amid curriculum restrictions

    The vagueness of state restrictions may prompt teachers to back away from key topics, necessitating clear guidance and support from district leaders, experts say.

    By Feb. 23, 2024
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    Most Black teens want to learn about slavery’s ongoing impact, survey says

    Amid debates over how social and political issues should be addressed in curriculum, a Pew report explores what students want to learn about.

    By Feb. 23, 2024
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    POP QUIZ

    Test yourself on this week’s K-12 news

    From a lawsuit challenging a state’s curriculum censorship law to a study on a four-day school week’s impacts, what did you learn from our recent stories?

    By Feb. 23, 2024
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    State ed leaders detail successes and struggles of expanding science of reading

    As leaders shared lessons they’ve learned, CCSSO released a state-by-state analysis of science of reading legislation and implementation efforts.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    How can conflict resolution be embedded in classrooms?

    Teachers can model these skills in their own actions to equip students with strategies to work through disputes, says CASEL’s Claire Schu.

    By Lauren Barack • Feb. 21, 2024
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    Parental rights bills could have chilling effect on science education

    Provisions around the teaching of “controversial subjects” could factor heavily in whether those topics are broached at all, says one expert.

    By Lauren Barack • Feb. 21, 2024
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    How HBCUs are building a stronger Black teacher pipeline

    As HBCUs produce 50% of all Black educators nationwide, a UNCF report illustrates best practices for recruitment efforts.

    By Feb. 16, 2024
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    Nearly two-thirds of teachers steer clear of charged topics

    RAND study finds curriculum restrictions are having an effect even on educators in states without limits on instruction.

    By Feb. 15, 2024
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    Portfolios can broaden student learning

    These types of projects can highlight students’ depth of understanding and skills, says Learning Policy Institute CEO Linda Darling-Hammond.

    By Lauren Barack • Feb. 14, 2024
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    Deepfakes heighten the need for media literacy in the age of AI

    Fears of the tech being used to create fake nude images of students or to stir up public misinformation are already a reality. What can schools do now?

    By Feb. 14, 2024
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    4 strategies to spark engagement in summer programs

    Partnerships with local nonprofits and other organizations are growing as school systems seek new and creative approaches to summer enrichment.

    By Elena Ferrarin • Feb. 14, 2024
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    While students display aptitude for in-demand jobs, their interest is low, study says

    Programs that showcase opportunities in healthcare, manufacturing, technology and finance could help pique student interest.

    By Carolyn Crist • Feb. 9, 2024
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    Tennessee proposal would require schools to craft own AI policies

    If the legislation is adopted, schools and colleges would need to develop artificial intelligence use policies for the 2024-25 school year by July 1.

    By Feb. 9, 2024
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    The future is artificial intelligence. Are students ready?

    We asked experts how educators can prepare students for a world where AI won't just help with their work, but will serve as their partner.

    By Lauren Barack • Feb. 7, 2024