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State Science and Social Studies Standards - Invitation to Review and Comment

posted Jan 15, 2016, 1:38 PM by Al Rowell   [ updated Jan 16, 2016, 2:02 PM ]
On January 14, 2016, the State Board of Education granted permission to post the draft Science and Social Studies GSE for 60 days of public review and comment.

The surveys for both Science and Social Studies will be posted from January 15, 2016, through March 14, 2016. The survey opportunity will close on March 14, 2016, at 5:00 P.M. EST.  We need your assistance in forwarding this communication and the links below to appropriate staff, PTA/PTO members, and other education stakeholders. 

For science related information, contact Juan-Carlos Aguilar, Science Program Manager, via email at jaguilar@doe.k12.ga.us or via phone at 404-6579072. For social studies related information, contact Shaun Owen, Social Studies Program Manager, via email at sowen@doe.k12.ga.us or via phone at 404-651-7271.
 
Use the following URL to access an overview of the Science and Social Studies revision process, draft standards and crosswalk documents, and survey links:
 
 
A formal review process was conducted for the K-12 Science and Social Studies Georgia Performance Standards (GPS). The review process included several public survey opportunities from April 16, 2015, through September 15, 2015. Teacher and stakeholder survey results informed the revision process for drafting the K-12 Science and Social Studies Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE).  Working, Advisory, and Academic Review Committees representing K-12 Georgia public school teachers and education stakeholders from across the state made revisions to the K-12 Science and Social Studies GPS based on survey results.  

Thank you in advance for your assistance with communication and survey participation.
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Al Rowell,
Jan 15, 2016, 1:39 PM
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Al Rowell,
Jan 15, 2016, 1:39 PM