TEACHER VOICE: “I realized that my education had occurred within a racist system that privileged Eurocentric achievements”
National Teacher of the Year’s Boston-area battle to level the playing field
Will a focus on mastering skills take off in Maine, or will schools change their terms without changing their teaching?
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Some schools find the requirements too complicated to put in place
By 2021, students graduating from Maine high schools must show they have mastered specific skills to earn a high school diploma. Maine is the first state to pass such a law, though the idea of valuing skills over credits is increasingly popular around the country.
Focusing on family buy-in, a Connecticut district shifts to mastery-based learning
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And makeshift solutions hurt vulnerable students the most
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