cur·​ric·​u·​lar | \ kə-ˈri-kyə-lər How to pronounce curricular (audio) \

Definition of curricular

: of or relating to a curriculum

Examples of curricular in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Through the balance of academic expectations and extra-curricular activities in the school and community, Caleb has remained focused and dedicated. Hunter Boyce, ajc, 5 June 2022 School districts and the state typically have a lengthy public process, including hearings and a comment period, before education officials approve curricular materials. Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times, 11 May 2022 The school district also has authority to set policies regarding which curricular materials should be reviewed by the committee. Alexandra Kukulka,, 16 Feb. 2022 The school year was about to end, but local officials said classes would be canceled for the rest of the year, including all extra-curricular activities. Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, 25 May 2022 That's how curricular decisions in obscure corners of Tennessee become national news stories. Samuel Goldman, The Week, 29 Apr. 2022 The currently existing poor facilities at OPRF impact the education of every student, and not just a small segment of extra-curricular athletic teams. Chicago Tribune, 21 Apr. 2022 Nine school board members oversee curricular decisions and teacher training affecting tens of thousands of families in an area nearly half the size of Rhode Island (which, by comparison, serves its 144,000 students via 66 separate school districts). Tony Woodlief, WSJ, 20 Aug. 2021 All after-school activities, including after-school care, extra-curricular activities and athletics, are canceled this afternoon and evening. al, 22 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of curricular

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for curricular

curriculum + -ar

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10 Jun 2022

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“Curricular.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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