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- 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.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.This white paper reports on the impact of this digital transformation, highlighting the resources educators are most likely to use, their...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.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.In this white paper, we highlight 6 best practices for using educational databases and highlight how teachers are effectively using these...Curriculum The Dr. Seuss Controversy: What Educators Need to KnowThe business that manages Dr. Seuss' work and legacy will cease publishing six books due to racist stereotypes and offensive content.Curriculum Opinion The Overlooked Support Teachers Are Missing: A Coherent CurriculumHere’s the research on how districts can improve instructional systems—which was already a challenge in the best of times.Curriculum Leader To Learn From Taking an Unapologetic Approach to Curriculum OverhaulAn academic leader at a charter school has overhauled curriculum—and proved that instructional rigor and anti-racism can co-exist.Curriculum Opinion Ian Rowe Discusses 1776 Unites and His Efforts to Promote a Vision of a Unified AmericaIan Rowe, co-founder of 1776 Unites, discusses the initiative and its efforts to promote pathways to opportunity for Americans of all races.Curriculum From ‘Stunning’ to ‘Surprising’: How News of the Capitol Attack Was Repackaged for SchoolsExperts criticized ed-tech company Newsela for sugarcoating the violent insurrection when it adapted an Associated Press story for schools.Curriculum 6 Ways to Help Students Make Sense of the Capitol SiegeA week after the attack on the U.S. Capitol, teachers are helping students figure out how the country got to this point.Curriculum Theater Educators Struggle to Keep Shows Going Amid COVID-19Convinced that the show must go on, high school theater troupes are turning to livestreamed shows, outdoor performances, and radio plays.Curriculum Letter to the Editor Curriculum as a Lever for Racial EquityTo the Editor:
The special report "Big Ideas for Confronting Racism in Education" (Sept. 23, 2020) highlighted essential ingredients for creating anti-racist schools, including better teacher preparation, expanded anti-bias training, and universal internet access, among others.