ERIC Number: ED482209
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
History Standards in the Fifty States. ERIC Digest.
Brown, Sarah Drake
During the past 10 years, there has been a movement among state education departments to develop academic content standards, standards-based assessments of student achievement, and standards-related high school graduation requirements for students. This Digest discusses: (1) state content standards in history; (2) standards-based student assessment and graduation requirements; and (3) recommendations for improving history education through national and state content standards, assessments of student achievement in history, and graduation requirements. Lists 12 references. (BT)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Graduation Requirements, High Schools, History, History Instruction, Secondary Education, Social Studies, State Departments of Education, State Standards, Student Evaluation
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.