The state has put an emphasis on civics education in social studies classes.

State Ed board approves social studies cut scores, focus on civics

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

The State Board of Education voted in its monthly meeting Thursday night on Social Studies Student Assessment Performance Levels. These are also referred to as “cut scores.” Achievement levels Students can land in one of four achievement levels on the standardized tests. Level 1: Students show minimum understanding and evidence of an inability to apply the fundamental skills and knowledge …