ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LS-07-104

Date Created : 03/28/2007


Co-op Directors
other: All Principals; Curriculum Coordinators

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
Section:   Learning Services - Dr. Laura Bednar, Assistant Commissioner
Social Studies Framework Revised 2006

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Sheree K. Baird

Phone Number:


The State Board of Education approved the revised Social Studies Curriculum Framework documents for grades K-8 and high school courses on February 12, 2007. The frameworks are now posted on the Arkansas Department of Education website. These documents supersede previous revisions. Beginning in the 2007-2008 school year, all instruction in the content areas of social studies shall be aligned with the appropriate framework. The recently revised documents may be accessed at

Further questions may be directed to Sheree K. Baird, Social Studies Specialist at 501-683-0902 or, or contact Maggie Herrick, Social Studies Specialist, at 501-682-5303 or


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