- Submitted by Jordan Grote on Thu, 07/11/2013 - 12:10pm
Below is an update from the Ohio Council for the Social Studies.
"The Ohio Council for the Social Studies is celebrating an advocacy victory. Governor Kasich has signed the biennium budget and the Ohio Department of Education has confirmed that new Social Studies assessments will be administered to 4th and 6th grade students beginning in the 2014-2015 school year. These assessments will be electronic, grade-level specific and be aligned to Ohio’s New Learning Standards for the Social Studies. --> read more »
- Submitted by Jordan Grote on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 5:44pm
It is time to contact your Members of Congress asking them to support social studies education by including funding for civic learning and history in their appropriations requests.
Attached you will find a sample letter that you can use.
You can find your Members of Congress at:
US House -- http://www.house.gov/representatives/
US Senate -- http://www.senate.gov/
- Submitted by TimDaly on Fri, 06/22/2012 - 2:32pm
The United States Senate Appropriations Committee has voted to pass its funding bill for health and education programs for next year. Budget cuts forced difficult tradeoffs and even cuts to popular programs. However, it is disappointing that once again, the bill included no federal support for teaching history, civics, geography or economics. --> read more »
- Submitted by Jordan Grote on Tue, 04/24/2012 - 3:06pm
Please contact your member of the US House of Reps and urge that they support HR3464, the 'Sandra Day O'Connor Civic Learning Act!' More info at www.civicmissionofschools.org
- Submitted by Jordan Grote on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 5:23pm
Related:03/02/2012 12:00 pmAmerica/New York
Listen to NCSS President Sue Blanchette on Education Talk Radio Live 12:00 pm 3/2/2012.
Go to http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk when show is being aired to conversation live!
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