By Douglas J. Mac Iver, PhD with Robert W. Dodd, EdD candidate in JHU’s School of Education Since CSOS’s founding, one of its enduring stated goals has been “to produce useful information on how changes…

Before you start freaking out and telling me how important curriculum is in a school, let me preface this whole article by saying that yes, curriculum is a very important part of a school’s program. The purpose of the article is to clarify what purpose curriculum should serve, expound on my experiences using curriculum as a panacea, and explain why schools are still, at their core, a people business.