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State Board of Education Debates Social Studies Standards, Shares Legislative & Budget Priorities

State Board of Education Debates Social Studies Standards, Shares Legislative & Budget Priorities

A special called meeting of the State Board of Education sparked intense debate on Wednesday as members continued their discussion of proposed revisions to the K-12 social studies content standards. The discourse centered around the specific inclusion of “explicit language” in the current draft standards, as well as the broader issue of systemic racism in the United States.