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- Curriculum A Media Literacy Requirement That Starts in Kindergarten? New Jersey May Start the TrendNew Jersey lawmakers want to require school districts to include media literacy for every grade.Curriculum The World Cup as Teachable Moment? How One Teacher Approached ItIt's not just a game: Geopolitics are inscribed into the soccer championship, giving teachers an opportunity to host rich discussions.Curriculum Nearly 300 Books Removed From Schools Under Missouri's 'Sexually Explicit Materials' LawMissouri's efforts to remove books from public schools—either temporarily or permanently—go farther than most.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.Crayola is bringing educators, parents, children, and celebrities together for an exciting, week-long, worldwide event: Crayola Creativity Week!Curriculum More Teachers Say Their Curriculum Aligns to Standards. But It Still Falls ShortAbout one in four teachers said they spent $300 or more of their own money on instructional materials last school year.Curriculum Q&A Why Media Literacy Programs Need to Put a Spotlight on 'Stealth Advertising'As advertising evolves, digital literacy education must change with it.Curriculum States Are Mandating Asian American Studies. What Should the Curriculum Look Like?AAPI people's experiences are vast and diverse. Teaching about them accurately requires hard history, community engagement, and teacher training.Curriculum Are These ELA Programs Culturally Responsive? (And Who Gets to Decide, Anyway?)Reviewers said the materials present one-sided narratives and use dehumanizing language to refer to characters of color.Curriculum Republicans and Democrats Agree: High Schools Should Teach 'Controversial' IssuesWhile Republicans and Democrats agree on some topics, there are sharp political divides on others, especially LGBTQ issues.Curriculum Webinar Computer Science Education Movement Gathers Momentum. How Should Schools React?Discover how schools can expand opportunities for students to study computer science education.Curriculum Off-the-Shelf or Custom-Made? Why Some Districts Are Designing Their Own CurriculumAdvocates say the homegrown materials better reflect the cities where they live and the students they serve.Curriculum The Case for Curriculum: Why Some States Are Prioritizing It With COVID Relief FundsStates are helping districts select improved curriculum and integrate it into learning recovery strategies.Curriculum Many Adults Did Not Learn Media Literacy Skills in High School. What Schools Can Do NowEighty-four percent of adults say they are on board with requiring media literacy in schools, according to a survey by Media Literacy Now.Curriculum Is Your School Facing a Book Challenge? These Online Resources May HelpBook challenges are popping up with more frequency. Here are supports for teachers fighting censorship.Curriculum Q&A These Teachers' Book List Was Going to Be Restricted. Their Students Fought BackThe Central York district planned to restrict use of some materials last year. Here's how teachers and their students turned the tide.