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Critics said the original proposal was politically biased and omitted the American experiences of some ethnic and religious groups.
Some schools may not yet have enough math and science courses to offer a State Seal of STEM.
Move follows formal complaints by two former teachers alleging students at Castlemont High were given credit for work not completed.
Opponents say the requirement would harm black and Latino students. Supporters say it would prepare students for college math courses.
A new rubric for science textbooks aims to help teachers understand the state standards while picking out new materials.
José Medina will bring back Assembly Bill 331 next year, after there has been time to redraft the controversial ethnic studies curriculum.
Promise Academy had a partnership with the Tech Museum; its fight with San Jose Unified mirrors conflicts statewide over charter schools.
What's underway at this East Bay school could help other struggling California schools.
State Board of Education President Linda Darling-Hammond and State Superintendent Tony Thurmond join those calling for a major revision.
District employees and volunteers have been working seven days a week since the Camp Fire, to bring the students back to Paradise schools.
The materials are not on the state’s list of approved science programs, which many districts will turn to as they begin their curriculum adoption process.
Added funding will help recruit and provide financial support for students, as well as create new credential pathways.
From residential life to calculus, relationship-building comes first in this STEM summer program.
The former state secretary of education shepherded academic standards into adoption and bolstered county offices’ role in state policy.
Many programs struggle to keep up with operational costs, potentially limiting access to STEM offered outside of school hours.