Reading & Literacy White Characters Still Dominate Kids' Books and School Texts, Report Finds
The review comes at a time when there’s increased national attention on what children are reading in school.
Curriculum Texas Lawmaker Demands Districts Provide Lists of Books on Racism, Black Lives Matter, LGBTQ
The Texas attorney general candidate's request has received criticism from educator groups who say the inquiry is politically motivated.
Curriculum Opinion For Many Teachers, Black Lives Only Matter Conditionally
If you believe Black lives matter, it's time to stop whitewashing American history, writes Rann Miller.
Curriculum Opinion How Should Teachers Handle the Movement to 'Rewrite' High School History? Embrace It
The history curriculum is a good place for educators to take the initiative on racial justice, urge history educators Jack Doyle and Chris Doyle.
Curriculum A Popular Social Studies Curriculum Got an Internal Review. The Findings Weren’t Pretty
Studies Weekly's lessons had hundreds of examples of errors and racial bias.
Curriculum Lawsuit Takes Aim at Arizona's 'Anti-Gay' Curriculum Law
Arizona is one of seven states where teachers are prohibited from portraying homosexuality in a positive way.
Social Studies Tensions Over Teaching About the Middle East Resonate in Lawsuit
A Massachusetts lawsuit seeks to remove specific texts from a district's curriculum on the Middle East, and singles out individual teachers.
Curriculum Textbooks Alone Don't Boost Test Scores, Study Says
Schools need to do more than swap out textbooks to improve student achievement, according to researchers who tracked textbook adoptions in six states.
Curriculum Middle School Science Materials Come Up Short in First Review
Just one of six new middle school science series is a good match to national science standards, according to a review by the nonprofit EdReports.
Standards Science Curriculum Reviews Are Out, and Results Aren't Great
Of the six series reviewed for their quality and how well they aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, EdReports gave just one top marks.
Curriculum California Approved Nearly 30 Science Textbooks. But Are They Truly Aligned to Standards?
California, one of the first states to adopt curricula aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, greenlighted 29 of the 34 materials it reviewed. What do districts do next to narrow the field?
Curriculum Citizen Activists Push to Revise History Textbooks
History-minded residents of Charlotte County, Fla., are among the first to test a state law that permits citizens to challenge the curriculum taught in their schools.
Curriculum Should States Collect More Information on the Curricula Districts Use?
States don't routinely collect information on districts' materials purchases. If they plan to use curriculum as a lever to improve student learning, they should, a new brief argues.
Curriculum Educators Scramble for Texts to Match Science Standards
Five years after the Next Generation Science Standards were rolled out, curricular options for teaching them have been slow to materialize.