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Advocacy, History Education


State & Local (US)

On March 13, the AHA, the National Council for the Social Studies, and four Virginia educational organizations released a Collaborative Strikethrough and Review proposing revisions to the History and Social Science Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools. This document suggests specific changes to improve draft standards as the Department of Education prepares for a final round of edits before anticipated adoption in April. We encourage Virginians to attend one of six public hearings and provide written comment before March 21. The AHA has developed an action alert, including a briefing memo, to help Virginians navigate the public review process.