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Teacher survey points way toward District 161 curriculum changes

In a survey this month, teachers in Flossmoor School District 161 gave mediocre grades to the classroom resources they receive and the existing curriculum in the schools.

The survey is likely to be the first step toward an overhaul of the curriculum in District 161. The district’s director of learning and instruction, Amabel Crawford, presented the survey findings at the Dec. 12 board of education meeting. Crawford joined District 161 over the summer.

Crawford said the survey was given to teachers in all five District 161 schools and was designed to provide a faculty . . .

Winter events

FRIDAY, DEC. 9

SATURDAY, DEC. 10

  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.

 

 

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