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Content Standards:
Social Studies Standards Revision Process

The South Dakota standards revision timeline is adopted by the state Board of Education Standards for the purpose of reviewing standards in all content areas. The review process allows stakeholders to review current standards and make adjustments to the standards on a five- to seven-year year rotation.

Social Studies Standards Review - Restart Fall 2021
Summary of New Process
Tentative Meeting Schedule
NEW: Application for Social Studies Standards Revision Commission

Process suspended; this section of this page is no longer being updated.
Resource Documents from Summer 2021
DOE Proposed Social Studies Standards Aug. 2021
Supplemental Document: 2015 Social Studies Content Standards
Supplemental Document: Comparison of 2015 Standards to Proposed Standards
Supplemental Document: Workgroup Recommended Standards
Supplemental Document: Public Comment through 9/10/2021