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Social Studies

This page provides an overview of the state standards for Social Studies. The standards are a guide for the development of well-planned instructional practice. These standards are to help shape the design of all components of a Social Studies.

Learning Standards Document

Social Studies Learning Standards 

New York State K-12 Social Studies Framework

The New York State K-12 Social Studies Framework is designed to prepare students for college, careers, and civic life with courses that are rigorous and aligned to the New York State Learning Standards for Social Studies. This Framework consists of a single three-part document--the Introduction to the Framework, Grades K-8 and Grades 9-12. 

NYS K-12 Social Studies Framework Introduction  

NYS K-8 Social Studies Framework - March 2016  

NYS 9-12 Social Studies Framework 


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