Alabama - Content Standards: Social Studies

Area: 
Social Studies
Policy Type: 
Rule
Year Adopted: 
2015
Summary: 

Alabama updated the Social Studies standards in 2010.

Body: 

The 2010 Alabama Course of Study: Social Studies provides the framework for the Grades K-12 social studies program in Alabama’s public schools. Content standards and related content in this document are minimum and required (Code of Alabama, 1975, §16-35-4), fundamental and specific, but not exhaustive. In developing local curricula, school systems may include additional content standards to reflect local philosophies and add implementation guidelines, resources, and activities; which, by design, are not contained in this document.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/22/2016