Update (Feb. 3, 2020):
The Minnesota Department of Education needs your feedback!
Social studies standards revision will begin this year. MDE needs your thoughts about the current standards. It is critical that those who are teaching with these standards share their experiences to help inform the standards committee.
This survey will be open through February 28, 2020. Please take a few minutes to complete it!
The Minnesota social studies standards will be revised this year. Teachers: the standards committee needs to know what you think! MCSS President Jessica Ellison encourages you to share your thoughts.
Specific social studies funding is included in the education bill (Sections 2231, 2232, and 2233) that was negotiated in conference, between the House and the Senate. Contact information for members of Congress is listed below.
Department of Education ESSA website
Every Student Succeeds Act (passed December 2015)
Senate version, "Every Child Achieves Act" (passed July 2015)
House version, "Student Success Act" (passed July 2015)
1st District -- Rep. Jim Hagedorn
4th District -- Rep. Betty McCollum
7th District -- Rep. Collin Peterson