curricular

adjective
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 The Fishers Health Department is recommending tighter restrictions to slow surging coronavirus infection rates in the city, urging residents stay at home except for essential services and the cancellation of school extra-curricular activities. John Tuohy, The Indianapolis Star, "Fishers recommends new restrictions to fight soaring COVID-19 cases," 12 Mar. 2020 In red counties: Attendance at winter indoor K-12 extracurricular and co-curricular activities, including IHSAA sports, is limited to participants, support personnel and parents/guardians. Ethan May, The Indianapolis Star, "These Indiana counties face COVID-19 restrictions after the latest map update," 25 Nov. 2020 Indiana is one of just a handful of states, including Wisconsin, South Carolina and Kansas, that allows parents to be charged for books and other curricular fees. Ellis Simani, ProPublica, "The Pandemic Hasn’t Stopped This School District From Suing Parents Over Unpaid Textbook Fees," 15 Dec. 2020 Courts agree that public school teachers cannot permit religious activities such as prayer or the use of religious music in class absent curricular connections. Charles J. Russo, The Conversation, "On the first day of Christmas…teachers got a legal headache over blurring the line between church and state," 14 Dec. 2020 But the data seem to show that the main driver of secularization in the United States has been the acceleration of government spending on education and government control over the curricular content taught in schools. Cameron Hilditch, National Review, "Why American Children Stopped Believing in God," 13 Dec. 2020 His most notable colorful extra-curricular activity while in high school was using the printing presses at his father’s newspaper to make fake ID cards during his sophomore year. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, "So you want to be a rock ‘n’ roll star? Chris Hillman reflects on vital legacy in new memoir, ‘Time Between’," 29 Nov. 2020 In red counties: Attendance at winter indoor K-12 extracurricular and co-curricular activities, including IHSAA sports, is limited to participants, support personnel and parents/guardians. Ethan May, The Indianapolis Star, "These Indiana counties face COVID-19 restrictions after the latest map update," 25 Nov. 2020 According to a city order, the Racine Unified School District's extra-curricular activities are shut down until Jan. 15. Mark Stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milwaukee Public Schools suspends winter sports indefinitely due to coronavirus," 18 Nov. 2020

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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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17 Jan 2021

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“Curricular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/curricular. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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