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Social Studies in the Era of No Child Left Behind

A Position Statement of National Council for the Social Studies

"A primary object...should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing...than...communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country."
--George Washington

Social Studies in the Middle School

A Report of the Task Force on Social Studies in the Middle School
Approved by NCSS Board of Directors, January 1991

Revised Code of Ethics for the Social Studies Profession

A Position Statement of National Council for the Social Studies
Prepared by Professional Ethics Committee
Approved by NCSS Board of Directors, 1990, 2003

Principles for Corporate Involvement in the Schools

A Position Statement of National Council for the Social Studies

School-business relationships based on sound principles can contribute to high quality education. However, compulsory attendance confers on educators an obligation to protect the welfare of their students and the integrity of the learning environment. Therefore, when working together schools and business must ensure that educational values are not distorted in the process. Positive school-business relationships should be ethical and structured in accordance with all eight of the following principles:

Intelligent Design

A Position Statement of National Council for the Social Studies
© Copyright 2007 National Council for the Social Studies. All rights reserved
This position statement, which was prepared by the NCSS Task Force on Intelligent Design, was approved by the NCSS Board of Directors in May 2007.

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NCATE Social Studies Program Review

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