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Proposed new standards would change how Minnesota students learn social studies

Nov 14, 2023 08:18AM ● By Content Editor
Photo: Natalia Benjamin, Minnesota's 2021 Teacher of the Year, asked her students at Rochester's Century High School to think critically about where they see different languages in their school. Benjamin's ethnic studies approach to teaching may soon be more common in Minnesota, if a judge approves a new set of social studies standards. Credit: Jaida Grey Eagle | Sahan Journal 2022

By Becky Z. Dernbach - Sahan Journal - Nov 14, 2023

Minnesota’s social studies standards are getting a long-awaited makeover—if an administrative law judge approves them this winter.

On September 25, the Minnesota Department of Education released a document outlining the “need and reasonableness” for the new standards.

To read the full story, visit the Sahan Journal site here. 

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