Curriculum and instruction

Education advocates say the proposed middle school civics standards need more specificity, especially in regards to the history of Black Americans and other people of color.
NYC education officials plan to expand transfer high schools to serve those students, using a Bronx school as one model.
Here is everything you need to know about how critical race theory has shaped the Tennessee curriculum debate up to this point — and what may be on the horizon.
Acting Education Commissioner Angelica Allen-McMillan defends sex ed guidelines that were revised in 2020.
The first-of-its-kind curriculum was meant to teach student students about urban planning and how to advocate for their neighborhoods.
Questions remain about how the city will spend the remainder of billions in federal COVID stimulus funding on New York City’s school system.
Immigration advocates say that public schools can be “largely inaccessible” for thousands of immigrant students.
Climate change can be intimidating for elementary teachers to address. Here are some ideas.
State superintendent says focus on math and reading crowded out other subjects.
Admission to gifted kindergarten programs will continue to be based on teacher recommendations, in lieu of admission based solely on a test administered to preschoolers.
The pandemic helped drive the state’s decision to scrap the requirement, and follows reforms in recent years to teacher certification in New York.
Some educators have already made changes to lessons about LGBTQ issues because of these new curriculum laws.
Tennessee bill could subject school librarians with criminal penalties over books deemed obscene by local boards.
The school will combine JROTC and cybersecurity to ready students for cybersecurity careers as the sector sees a worker shortage.
The legislation seeks to scrutinize library materials based on ‘maturity levels’ of students who can access them.
As controversy swirls in the U.S. over how schools teach about race, the district is refocusing the class on “intellectual genealogy.”
In a speech at the education department headquarters, Banks promised a new approach to reading instruction and to shake up the bureaucracy.
A veteran of the Civil Rights Movement and a Newark organizer and historian, Williams spoke about his life and the ongoing fights over Black history and school integration.
In Illinois, where curriculum traditionally is the domain of individual districts, the conversation is just getting started.
House Bill 1134 restricts teaching three ideas that Indiana lawmakers describe as “divisive,” a limit that has drawn overwhelming public criticism.
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