Crimson staff writer

Emily T. Schwartz

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Facing A Longstanding Racial Achievement Gap, Cambridge Moves to Standardize School Curricula

As Cambridge Public Schools takes broad steps toward ensuring students receive equal instruction with a new, standardized English curriculum, the district has found itself in a greater statewide debate about reading standards, mandating curricula, and teacher and school autonomy.

Arab Affinity Celebration 2

Syd D. Sanders ’24 embraces another student at the affinity celebration for Arab graduates. Sanders was among eight seniors honored at the celebration after they were disciplined by the Harvard College Administrative Board.

Council Approves Cambridge Public School Budget, Including $1 Million For Standardized English Curriculum

The Cambridge City Council voted unanimously to approve Cambridge Public Schools’ $268 million budget for fiscal year 2025, including $1 million to implement a new aligned English Language Arts curriculum across all elementary schools next fall.