New Curriculum Hot Topic at Columbia School Board Meeting

7 years 7 months 1 week ago Friday, October 15 2010 Oct 15, 2010 Friday, October 15, 2010 12:06:58 PM CDT October 15, 2010 in News
COLUMBIA - A new curriculum for some Columbia public school students is up for debate at Monday's school board meeting.

Parents, teachers, and administrators spent more than 100 hours examining a new curriculum
for kindergarten through third grade.
   
The final decision was a curriculum called "good habits, great readers and writers."
   
Some board members were not in agreement, saying some research shows the materials having a negative effect on minority students.

UPDATE: The City Council passed the ordinance with a vote of 4-3.

  

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