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- 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.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.Join Deb Dixon, library media specialist at Winter Hill Community Innovation School in Somerville, Massachusetts, as she shares how to incorporate SEL into STEM classes during both in-person and distance learning. In this webinar, youCurriculum What Should Students Learn in Sex Education? In This State, Voters Will DecideWashington voters will consider a statewide mandate for comprehensive sex education.Curriculum Does Social Studies Build Stronger Readers? A New Study Suggests SoSpending 30 more minutes per day on social studies in elementary school is linked with better reading performance by the end of 5th grade, according to a new study.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.Panelists discuss ways that curriculum has been an essential support in distance and hybrid learning, enabling time-savings, and more.Curriculum Opinion For Many Teachers, Black Lives Only Matter ConditionallyIf you believe Black lives matter, it's time to stop whitewashing American history, writes Rann Miller.