Assistant Commissioner and Committee Member Discuss the Process of Reviewing and Setting Social Studies Standards

Assistant Commissioner and Committee Member Discuss the Process of Reviewing and Setting Social Studies Standards

July 12, 2021 Food for Thought News -- KRJB-KRJM-KKCQ 0

By: Mary Balstad

Assistant Commissioner Bobbie Burnham and committee member Matt Carlstrom of Deer River spoke with Mary Balstad about the process of setting the social studies standards. In accordance with Minnesota law, one subject is reviewed and revised on a 10-year cycle. Burnham and Carlstrom discuss the process of setting the social studies standards and what part the Department of Education and Social Studies Standards Committee take in this process. Matt Carlstrom’s interview can be heard on the ‘Food for Thought’ program on KKCQ Radio on Tuesday, July 13th. Bobbie Burnham’s will be aired Thursday, July 22nd.

Matt Carlstrom Interview

Bobbie Burnham Interview

More information on the timeline of the process and updates on the revisions can be found on the Minnesota Department of Education’s website.