Jefferson County Public Schools have been roiled with protests in the last two weeks over a new teacher compensation package and a proposal to review the A.P. U.S. History curriculum to promote patriotism and downplay negative aspects of American history.
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September 29, 2014
September 26, 2014
Students in Jefferson County, Colo., have been staging walk-outs this week to register protest against proposed changes to the Advanced Placement U.S. History curriculum .
September 24, 2014
Hundreds of high school students in Jefferson County, Colo., protested proposed changes to history curricula.
December 02, 2013
A new survey shows that school districts are placing top priority on modifying curriculum and instruction to meet the new standards, along with adjusting assessments.
May 30, 2013
The Florida school district will soon offer the programs from the Cambridge International Examinations in 86 schools.
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The board replaced the policy, blamed for contributing to a school culture that lead to bullying, and eventually the suicides, of several gay students, with one that promotes "a respectful learning environment in which teachers facilitate student discussions of contentious topics in a balanced and impartial manner."
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