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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.

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The Curriculum Feed
December 2017 volume 2

The Curriculum Feed is the monthly newsletter of the California Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Here's what the GOP's proposal to overhaul the tax code means for schools, students and parents

Republicans backed away from some of the most controversial education proposals in their finalized tax bill Friday, leaving in place a school supply deduction for teachers and breaks for student borrowers while also... Read More

How Repealing Net Neutrality Could Affect Schools' Internet Access

If the Federal Communications Commission chooses to repeal net neutrality regulations, it could affect access to the Internet for schools across the country. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Richard Culatta, CEO of the... Read More

California sues Trump administration on behalf of students seeking debt relief

California is suing the Trump administration for what it says is the U.S. Department of Educations refusal to provide debt relief to more than 13,000 students that courts have found were defrauded by the... Read More

Big changes in requirements to become a special education teacher in California

Special education teachers will again be qualified to teach in general education classrooms. Read More

Online-only California community college to target 'stranded workers'

Brown is pushing for California to establish a fully online community college to serve under-skilled workers. Read More

New California 'dashboard' will prompt deeper questions about student and school performance

California must set ambitious goals to combat chronic absenteeism

California still has work to do to make new indicator of school attendance more meaningful. Read More

State Standards strong in California, report says

Study of 24 states shows California's math and English language arts standards are rigorous and are focused on college and career-readiness. Read More

Grants aim to increase California's supply of bilingual teachers

Four California school districts and four county offices of education will each receive $625,000 to train bilingual teachers for new classes. Read More

Webinar series focuses on the world's best in education to empower educators

Webinar series looks at teacher recruitment and preparation, professional learning, appraisal and feedback, and career ladders in top-performing countries and U.S. Read More

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February Workshops

2/1/18-Essential Instructional Routines to Maximize Speaking and Listening for Long-Term English Learners within Integrated ELD (Grades 3-12) with Presenter Kate Kinsella, Ed.D.
02/01/2018 8:30 AM Placentia Yorba-Linda USD, Professional Development Academy, 4999 Casa Loma Ave., Yorba Linda, CA 92886 

2/5/18-Essential Instructional Routines to Maximize Speaking and Listening within Designated and Integrated ELD (Grades 3-12) with Presenter Kate Kinsella, Ed.D.
02/05/2018 8:30 AM Fresno County Superintendent of Schools, 1111 Van Ness Avenue, Fresno, CA 93721 

Ensuring Success for ALL Students: Designing Effective Instruction 6 Day Cadre with Presenter Sue Z. Beers (session 1 of 2)
02/16/2018 8:30 AM Fresno County Superintendent of Schools, 1111 Van Ness Ave., Fresno, CA 93721 

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