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- SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Join our webinar to learn how integrating STEM with other subjects can revolutionize K-12 education & prepare students for the future.Curriculum What the Research Says Picking 'Evidence-Based' Programs: 5 Mistakes for Educators to AvoidEducation researchers share key insights on what to do when evaluating studies and reviews.Curriculum How to Create Courses on Personal Finance That StickMany states are now requiring students to study personal finance. Here are tips on implementing these courses.Curriculum A Few Years Ago, 8 States Required Personal Finance Education. Now It's Up to HalfAdvocates say the pandemic has accelerated the push to require high schoolers to take a financial literacy course.Curriculum As Districts Choose Better Curricula, Some Teachers Say It's Too HardTeachers' perceptions of challenge vary by school and student characteristics, a new RAND survey found.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Dive into insights on integrating computer science into core curricula with expert tips and practical strategies to empower students at every grade level.Curriculum Opinion I Quit Teaching to Become a Climate Activist. Here's WhyHave you recently talked to a teenager about climate change? If not, you should. Here’s what we’re getting wrong about climate education.Curriculum In Their Own Words Why I Kept Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird When Others Wouldn'tA recently retired English teacher explains why she continued to teach the classic novel after it was challenged in her district.Curriculum More States Require Schools to Teach Cursive Writing. Why?Technological advances notwithstanding, advocates give a long list of reasons for teaching students cursive.Curriculum Computer Science Courses Are on the Rise—But Girls Are Still Half as Likely to Take ItSchools expanded the availability of foundational computer science classes, but stubborn gaps in access to those courses persist.Curriculum Many States Are Limiting How Schools Can Teach About Race. Most Voters DisagreeA majority of polled voters want students to learn about the history of racism and slavery in the United States and its legacy today.Curriculum Download DOWNLOADABLE: Choosing Grade School Books With Complex Representation of People and TopicsA new tool from The Education Trust helps educators think deeply about what complex representation of people, cultures, and topics means.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Build a strong foundation for student success with essential leadership strategies that drive effective district-wide curriculum adoption and implementation.Curriculum Shakespeare Works Should Not Be Removed From Classrooms, Florida Education Department SaysPlans in a Florida district to reduce the works of Shakespeare to excerpts were met with derision by state education officials.Curriculum Schools in Florida Cut Back on Shakespeare, Citing New State RulesEnglish teachers in Hillsborough County are preparing lessons with only excerpts from Shakespeare’s works to avoid anything racy or sexual.