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The following provides a comparison between ESSA authorized funding, FY 2017 appropriated funding, the President's budget proposed funding for FY 2018, and finally, the FY 2018 appropriated funding.  

American History & Civics National Programs
ESSA Authorized Funding: up to $4.6 million
FY 2017 Appropriation: $1.7 million
FY 2018 President’s Proposed Budget: $0
FY2018 Appropriation: $1.7 million

2016 NCSS House of Delegates Resolutions

The House of Delegates (HOD) provides a forum for the general membership of NCSS, as represented by state councils, communities, and associated groups, to bring ideas, principles, beliefs, and actions regarding social studies education to the attention of the Board of Directors (BOD). Resolutions are the framework through which the NCSS membership at-large makes recommendations to the Board.

Using the C3 Framework to Inform State Policies and Practices

This recorded webinar describes how state departments of education can utilize the C3 framework to create new state social studies frameworks, update social studies standards, support existing social studies standards and, most importantly, improve classroom instruction. The presenters will describe how adopting and/or supporting the use of the C3 Framework can support and strengthen overall social studies education, improve civic learning, and enhance the integration of literacy standards.

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