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Messy, Hectic, and Exciting: A Very Ambitious Statewide Personalized Learning Experiment - Education Week

Schools in Vermont are making adjustments in curricula, teaching approaches, and school schedules to meet the expectations of a relatively new personalized learning law. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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LISTEN: Irreconcilable Differences: A Clash Over Academics at D.C. School for Young Black Men (Raising Kings, Ep. 3) - Education Week

At Ron Brown, lofty ideals are crashing headlong into reality. 40 of the school's 100 9th graders are on track to fail. And the faculty are revolting against the district's grading policies. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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New Mexico Moves to Defuse Outrage Over Science Standards - Education Week

New Mexico's public education secretary said last week the state will adopt widely used school science standards in their entirety in response to public outrage over proposed changes that omitted references to global warming, evolution, and the Earth's age. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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LISTEN: 'They Can't Just Be Average': Profound Academic Challenges in a D.C. School for Young Black Men (Raising Kings, Ep. 2) - Education Week

At Ron Brown, daunting academic challenges have become glaringly obvious as the school year gets under way. Teachers worry about accelerating literacy for kings reading on the 1st grade level, while keeping high-performers motivated among peers who are years behind them academically. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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