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- Curriculum Teaching in the 'Metaverse'? Roblox Looks to Make It a RealityGaming company Roblox will give $10 million to support development of immersive virtual STEM curriculum for its metaverse platform.Curriculum Opinion Media Coverage of Critical Race Theory Misses the MarkNews accounts of critical race theory focus on topics that are not particularly controversial, while neglecting those that are.Curriculum A 'War on Books': Conservatives Push for Audits of School LibrariesAfter Texas banned critical race theory in schools, battles grew heated in the conservative suburbs surrounding the state's largest cities.Curriculum Texas Lawmaker Demands Districts Provide Lists of Books on Racism, Black Lives Matter, LGBTQThe Texas attorney general candidate's request has received criticism from educator groups who say the inquiry is politically motivated.Curriculum Teachers' Use of Standards-Aligned Curricula Slowed During the PandemicMore math teachers are using standards-aligned materials than English/language arts teachers, according to RAND survey results.Curriculum Teacher Fired for Lesson on White Privilege Loses AppealMatthew Hawn told students, "white privilege is a fact," and was accused by administrators of breaking the state's teacher code of ethics.Curriculum Holocaust Books Must Be Countered With ‘Opposing’ Views, Texas School Administrator SaysTeachers were told they're required to offer alternative information for debated and controversial topics. The district later apologized.Curriculum From Our Research Center Privacy, Porn, and Parents in the Room: Sex Education's Pandemic ChallengesAfter more than a year of instructional shifts and social isolation, students need sex education that is media-savvy and relationship-wise.Curriculum Calls to Ban Books by Black Authors Are Increasing Amid Critical Race Theory DebatesBooks about race and the experiences of Black Americans are being challenged by parents who claim they make white children feel uncomfortable.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.As we return from an abnormal year, it’s an educator’s top priority to make sure the lessons learned under adversity positively impact students during the new school year. Digital curriculum has emerged from the pandemicCurriculum District That Banned Diverse Books Reverses Its Decision After PushbackA Pennsylvania district voted unanimously to reinstate a four-page list of resources from some of today's most acclaimed creators of color.Curriculum He Taught About White Privilege and Got Fired. Now He's Fighting to Get His Job BackMatthew Hawn is an early casualty in this year's fight over how teachers can discuss with students America's struggle with racism.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Register for this can’t miss session looking at best practices for utilizing digital books to support their curriculum.Curriculum What's the Best Way to Address Unfinished Learning? It's Not Remediation, Study SaysA new study suggests acceleration may be a promising strategy for addressing unfinished learning in math after a pandemic year.Curriculum School Halts Use of Fictional Book in Which Officer Kills a Black ChildFifth graders in at least one Broward County school were assigned to read a book that critics say casts police officers as racist liars.