Curriculum shall serve as a basic component of an effective instructional program. To this end, the District shall ensure that a well-balanced and appropriate curriculum is provided to all students. All curriculum shall conform to state mandates regarding course offerings and essential knowledge and skills. The curriculum shall reflect current research, best practices, and technological advancements within the disciplines and shall promote congruence among written, taught, and assessed content. Appropriate modifications in instructional methodologies, pacing, and resources shall be provided for special populations.
The curriculum shall be designed and implemented using a competency-based curriculum approach that has the following premises: