Below is a press release from the Oregon Department of Education regarding the new state Social Studies Standards.
The Oregon State Board of Education approved the new Oregon K-12 Social Sciences Standards on Monday, August 15, 2011. The Social Sciences Content and Assessment Panel, numerous organizations, and hundreds of individuals all contributed to the development work that spanned more than two years. You can access the new standards document at:
Additional resources are being developed to support districts, schools, and teachers as they implement the new standards. Information and resources detailing the revision process are available at: