Research finds that a challenging academic curriculum is one of the most powerful levers to boost student learning and narrow achievement gaps between advantaged and disadvantaged students. This fact sheet examines Louisiana’s approach to increasing rigor in the K–12 curriculum. It includes a series of questions state and district leaders can use to evaluate their capacity for implementing a similar strategy.
Fact Sheet: Rigorous K–12 Curriculum
September 26, 2017
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