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Questioned school district curriculum to be replaced

...Miller made the announcement during a press conference at the Zach Gordon Youth Center. "I have decided to replace McGraw Hill curriculum with one that the district, in collaboration with Goldbelt Heritage and Sealaska (Heritage Institute...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-05/questioned-school-district-curriculum-b
Local
My Turn: Curriculum whitewashes boarding school abuse

...materials within the recently acquired McGraw-Hill curriculum, Reading Wonders...own policy when it selected the McGraw-Hill curriculum. One would think that...objectionable books, returning them to McGraw-Hill with an appropriate explanation...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-02/my-turn-curriculum-whitewashes-boardi
Opinion
JSD may remove offending books

...Teacher the Hero" and "Continuing On" by Terry Miller Shannon, and "History Detectives" by Sandy McKay, all part of McGraw Hill's Reading Wonders curriculum - are damaging in their inaccurate portrayal of Native American and Alaska Native experiences...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/jsd-may-remove-offending-books
Local
Emotions high over school curriculum

...Miller Shannon, and "History Detectives" by Sandy McKay. The books are part of a curriculum recently purchased from McGraw Hill by JSD for $257,924 and are to be implemented in the spring.About this passage in "Visit," Berg wrote: "The...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-02/emotions-high-over-school-curriculum
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Questioned books came as a surprise

...curriculum recently purchased from McGraw Hill by the district, to be implemented...unnecessarily."(Ted Wilson) spoke with McGraw Hill and confirmed that the books that...been included in the sample from McGraw Hill.Alaska Native Grants Administrator...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-11/questioned-books-came-surprise
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School board approves language arts curriculum purchase

...members and parents. Curricula renewal meetings began in October. The three language arts curricula considered were McGraw-Hill's Reading Wonders, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's Journeys, and National Geographic Learning's Reach for Reading...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-11/school-board-approves-language-arts-cur
Local
JSD wants input on language lessons

...000. The options for elementary language arts are McGraw-Hill's Reading Wonders, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's...district policy and state code.Reading WondersThe McGraw-Hill curriculum is organized around a weekly concept, according...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-06/jsd-wants-input-language-lessons
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GED test overhauled; some states opt for new exam offerings

...It developed a high school equivalency exam called the High School Equivalency Test, or HiSET.The other was CTB/McGraw-Hill, a for-profit company that is helping states develop assessments of Common Core standards, which put an emphasis...

http://juneauempire.com/kimberly-hefling/2014-01-02/ged-test-overhauled-some-sta
This Day in History

...against General Motors ended, with the company agreeing to recognize the United Automobile Workers Union. In 1972, McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. and Life magazine canceled plans to publish what had turned out to be a fake autobiography of reclusive...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021104/loc_history.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...students will pass. The state is using a process called ``book-marking'' developed by the test publisher, CTB/McGraw-Hill. The passing score is established after the test is given so test questions can be ranked from most difficult (most...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022699/Loc_testing.shtml

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