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An Advocacy Victory in Ohio

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.

An Advocacy Victory in Ohio

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.

Susan Griffin on Blog Talk Radio June 5

NCSS Executive Director Susan Griffin appeared on Blog Talk Radio June 5 to talk about the central role of social studies in preparing students for College, Career and Civic Life.

Listen to the interview (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2013/06/05/citizenship-and-the-soci...)

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Susan Griffin on Blog Talk Radio June 5

NCSS Executive Director Susan Griffin appeared on Blog Talk Radio June 5 to talk about the central role of social studies in preparing students for College, Career and Civic Life.

Listen to the interview (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2013/06/05/citizenship-and-the-soci...)

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2013 NCSS Board of Directors Election Results

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2013 NCSS Board of Directors Election Results

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NCSS Signs "Declaration of Learning"

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NCSS Signs "Declaration of Learning"

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Legislative Action Alert

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/

Legislative Action Alert

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/

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