The Curriculum Feed
The Curriculum Feed—concise information and timely resources for California educators
Published monthly, The Curriculum Feed focuses on what's happening in education in California. We sift through a range of news sources and do our best to provide CASCD members with a manageable set of leads on critical topics in curriculum, policy, professional development, and technology. We also feature occasional articles and relevant news from our educational and corporate partners.
The Curriculum Feed is the monthly newsletter of the California Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Providing more details about her hugely ambitious plan to boost teacher pay, Sen. Kamala Harris, the California Democrat who is running for president, says she wants to increase the average teacher's salary in the... Read More
Parkland, Fla., is experiencing a fresh wave of grief after the recent suicides of two students who survived the mass school shooting there last year. A swell of coverage of those deaths-and of an apparent suicide of... Read More
Some Democratic lawmakers continue to be skeptical of how school districts are using state money provided under the Local Control Funding Formula, and have now asked that a formal audit be undertaken. Read More
"I think that the lessons of history are exactly the kind of thing we should be talking about in history class," Wineburg said. "But rather than teaching them as rules or things fixed in time or set in amber, these... Read More
Gov. Gavin Newsom made it clear throughout his campaign that improving the health and welfare of California's children and young families would be among his signature issues. Read More
Assemblyman Patrick O'Donnell, D-Long Beach, remains undeterred in his quest to give school districts the option of replacing the state's current 11th-grade standardized test with the college entrance exams SAT or ACT... Read More
When Christopher Gonzalez first entered John Marshall High School in Los Angeles, he noticed that students generally kept to themselves and their own cliques. "It was like a line you didn't cross," said Gonzalez, now... Read More
Gov. Gavin Newsom has nominated a former superintendent of Sanger Unified and an early childhood advocate to two positions on the State Board of Education. Matt Navo and Kim Pattillo-Brownson will join Newsom's... Read More
A sure-fire antidote to the blues is to focus on others, a new study suggests. "Walking around and offering kindness to others in the world reduces anxiety and increases happiness and feelings of social connection,"...Read More
Resources for your school from the California Department of Education and the California Secretary of StateThe California Education Code designates the last two weeks of April as High School Voter Education Weeks and authorizes schools to designate students as voter outreach coordinators. Teachers can help eligible students pre-register or register to vote either on a paper form or online. Voter outreach coordinators can lead registration drives and other school activities aimed at civic participation. Read More
The California Department of Education is recruiting educators to apply for appointment to a focus group to inform the content and guidance in the 2021 Math Framework. Current K–12 educators are encouraged to apply. If appointed, the commitment is for one two-hour meeting at one of the locations below. All meetings are open to the public. Members of the focus group must be educators at the time of appointment.
Student absenteeism has a pervasive negative impact on our students, our classrooms, our schools, and our communities.
8:30 AM Calexico USD, 641 S. Rockwood Ave., Calexico, CA 92231 (formerly Aurora High School) Read More
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Check out our first ever Podcast as we sit down with John Norlin & Houston Kraft and they talk about what the CharacterStrong podcast is all about and how CharacterStrong got its start. Read More
Boeing and Discovery Education today launched FUTURE U., a new innovative initiative to train the next generation of STEM professionals in aerospace exploration. The program will provide students with digitally immersive curriculum resources and experiences, including hands-on STEM activities, to help 6-12th grade students embrace their potential to make an impact on the future of aerospace. Read more below and visit boeingfutureu.com to learn more. Read More
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