New Social Studies Standards incorporates Financial Literacy

May 23, 2017 at 10:58 am

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On May 11th, a press release from the Iowa Department of Education revealed the approval of new standards for Social Studies.  Members of the State Board of Education adopted the new statewide social studies standards. Updating the standards was a process that began over a year ago.  The press release reports that the new social studies standards will:

Weave in Iowa history and financial literacy, which were not reflected in the previous social studies standards.

To read the whole press release go to: https://www.educateiowa.gov/article/2017/05/11/state-board-education-adopts-new-social-studies-standards

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