IA-Iowa Core K-12 Social Stu

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Two Letter IA
State Iowa
Policy Focus Curriculum Framework
Initiating Entity State Legislature
Description The Iowa Core K-12 Social Studies standards (grade-cluster standards) include a strand of standards for Political Science/Civic Literacy. According to the standards, students should become “motivated to participate in civic and community life as active and informed citizens...Engaging students in the pursuit of active informed citizenship will require a broad range of understandings and skills. It will also require an articulated curriculum which connects students to the social world through informed instructional experiences led by teachers who are committed to active civic participation.”
Reference Code Iowa Core K-12 Social Studies (2010)

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