Curriculum: Page 3


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    Wisconsin adds Hmong and Asian American history to curriculum requirements

    At least seven other states mandate Asian American studies, and a dozen states have academic standards for the subject.

    By April 10, 2024
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    Only about half of K-2 students on track for reading

    Mid-year DIBELS assessment data shows the pace of reading progress has slowed for young learners and that 3 in 10 are far behind.

    By April 3, 2024
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    Curriculum: Reading and Math

    Nearly two years since NAEP scores showed significant declines in reading and math for 4th and 8th graders, educators continue to seek ways to help students rebound from pandemic learning loss.

    By K-12 Dive staff
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    Book ban attempts soared 65% in 2023

    Groups disputing book titles focused on public libraries, where the number of titles targeted rose by 92%, compared to 11% in schools.

    By April 3, 2024
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    Community, student input key to align CTE to workforce needs

    Chambers of commerce and local business organizations are among crucial partners to identify growth areas and gain program support, one expert says.

    By Lauren Barack • April 3, 2024
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    How a solar event is eclipsing school plans

    From closures to watch parties, schools in at least 13 states are altering their daily schedules for the once-in-a-generation phenomenon.

    By April 3, 2024
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    POP QUIZ

    Test yourself on this week’s K-12 news

    From a federal plea to address chronic absenteeism to strategies for approaching teacher layoffs, what did you learn from our recent stories?

    By March 29, 2024
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    Washington becomes 7th state to require LGBTQ+ related instruction

    Another seven states have banned discussion of LGBTQ+ topics in classrooms, illustrating the political divide on the curriculum issue.

    By March 27, 2024
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    3 curricular approaches to bring the solar eclipse down to Earth

    From the sun’s impact on the eye to the particles and cosmic rays it sends to Earth, the rare astral event offers a variety of options for science lessons.

    By Lauren Barack • March 27, 2024
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    High-dosage tutoring brings math gains, study finds

    Chicago Public Schools and Georgia's Fulton County Schools' students showed progress after participating in consistent, school-day tutoring programs.

    By March 27, 2024
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    HVAC pre-apprenticeship program aims to improve skilled worker pipeline

    The Pryor High School Innovation Center in Oklahoma is providing hands-on training that includes repairing and maintaining the school’s HVAC systems.

    By Nish Amarnath • March 20, 2024
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    Here’s where to start when teaching entrepreneurship

    Tasking students with identifying and solving problems that interest them is key, says one nonprofit leader.

    By Lauren Barack • March 20, 2024
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    Bringing joy and learning to preschoolers through science lessons

    Exploring broad scientific concepts can build teachers' confidence and deepen students' foundational learning, an early childhood expert says.

    By March 20, 2024
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    We want to hear about your school district’s rising leaders

    Tell us about the innovative leaders in your schools for our fourth annual spotlight on assistant principals and district administrators.

    By March 19, 2024
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    How the manufacturing industry is working to interest high schoolers

    Community colleges, economic development groups and industry players are collaborating to educate young students about careers in the industry. 

    By Sakshi Udavant • March 19, 2024
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    Just 47% of public schools rate themselves highly on college prep

    NCES also found only 62% of public schools include college and career milestones in their graduation requirements.

    By March 19, 2024
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    Learning shouldn’t take a summer break, White House and Ed Dept say

    Districts are being asked to redouble efforts to provide summer learning by using remaining COVID funds and other federal monies.

    By March 14, 2024
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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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    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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    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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    Sponsored by Kognity

    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