Student-centered scheduling

San Diego USD sets guidelines for master scheduling, including:

Prioritizing English learners and students with IEPs to ensure on-time graduation

Assigning teacher prep time to enable collaboration within departments or grade-level teams

Ensuring the neediest students are taught by the most effective teachers

LINK TO MAIN ARTICLE: Strategies for mastering school schedules

Expanding access to AP and IB courses

Considering alternative bell schedules that let students complete more courses over the year, including credit recovery and intervention opportunities

Abby Spegman is a freelance writer based in Washington.

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