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Episode 8: So, You Want to Switch Classes? Here’s What it Takes to Make that Happen

Ever wonder what it’s like to build a course schedule for a public high school? In Canyons District, we refer to this undertaking as “building a board,” which makes it sound like a parlor game. But the process of making sure the courses you offer align with the faculty members who are certified to teach those courses and with what students want or need to take in order to graduate, is more like piecing together a Spiderman puzzle with thousands of pieces that are all the same shade of red. It’s a heroic effort, it’s complicated, and in this pandemic year, the stakes are higher than ever. To accommodate the needs of students as they shift from online to in-person learning and back again, schools are having to rebuild their boards, not once, but several times.

Episode 8: So, You Want to Switch Classes? Here’s What it Takes to Make that Happen
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