TITLE

Communicating What You Teach

AUTHOR(S)
Carr, Nora
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
American School Board Journal;Nov2007, Vol. 194 Issue 11, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that debates on public school curriculum continue to be waged across the U.S. The Khalil Gibran International Academy, a new Arabic language public school in New York City, whose curriculum is based on a Middle Eastern studies theme, elicited both support and protests. A new charter school in Hollywood, Florida serving kosher food and teaching Hebrew to its 100 young students in kindergarten also elicited concerns from some groups. In Texas, a majority of state school board members said they will not endorse making intelligent design part of the curriculum. Some suggestions to make a new curriculum initiative or other significant change successful are presented.
ACCESSION #
26963201

 

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