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Many question the effectiveness of the school curriculum in preparing students to enter the workforce.

School curriculum develops skills for tomorrow

April 9, 2019

Students hunched over their desk, frantically scribbling away at their notes. At the head of the classroom, the teacher drones on about a concept they barely understand or will ...

Curriculum stifles creativity and holds students back

February 12, 2019

According to Patricia Braunstein, a history teacher at Carlmont, the push towards standardizing the curriculum across the district has been a trend throughout the 21st century since the No Child Left Behind Act was signed in 2001.  “I have been here 26 years and when I first got here, the curriculum was much more open to the teacher's discretion; I don't recall anyone telling me what to teach. ...

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