Curriculum & Instruction

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  • Complexities of non-academic teacher-student relations

    (Ohio) It is the sort of thing that great teachers do instinctively—the incidental contact with students outside the orbit of instruction: a chance meeting at the supermarket; a greeting or a joke while passing in a hallway; a careful prod after class to help overcome some social or academic barrier.

  • Team Trump may give CA a break on double science testing

    (Calif.) It would appear that California has resolved its double testing of science curriculum with the U.S. Department of Education, according to a memo released Monday.

  • States continue move away from Common Core tests

    (R.I.) Rhode Island will become the latest in a growing list of states to drop its national consortium designed assessment in favor of using a college-readiness exam to meet federal accountability requirements, education officials announced last week.

  • Absenteeism rates continue to climb in the Evergreen State

    (Wash.) Already facing one of the highest rates of absenteeism in the country, education leaders in Washington state are again calling on schools and families to ensure children are making it to class every day following an announcement that chronic absenteeism rates have continued to rise.

  • More students earning college credits in high school

    (Wash.) Almost two-thirds of Washington high school students earned college credit in 2016 by completing dual enrollment coursework, according to data released last week by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.