Delaware - Content Standards: Social Studies

Area: 
Social Studies
Policy Type: 
Rule
Year Adopted: 
1995
Summary: 

The Social Studies Coalition of Delaware has worked with the Delaware Department of Education to provide professional development and instructional resources to Delaware teachers for over a decade. A sub-committee of educators from the Delaware Department of Education, the Social Studies Coalition of Delaware (SSCD), and the University of Delaware convened in December 2015 to make recommendations to update the Delaware Social Studies Standards. The membership of the Coalition voted unanimously at its February 19, 2016, meeting to support the proposed updates to the Delaware Social Studies Standards.

The proposed updates will be presented to the State Board of Education on April 21, 2016.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
04/21/2016