Social Studies

Minnesota K-12 Academic Standards in Social Studies

Standards Review Timeline

Standards Committee meetings are held at the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), 1500 Highway 36 West, Roseville, Minnesota 55113, from 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m., unless otherwise determined.

2020

March 2 – June 30: Standards Committee applications accepted

July 10: Standards Committee members announced on department website

September 16: Full Committee Meeting – To be determined

October 22: Full Committee Meeting – To be determined

November 16: Full Committee Meeting – To be determined

November 23, 2020–January 4, 2021: Public Review and Comment Period, Draft 1

2021

January 11: Full Committee Meeting – To be determined

February 2: Full Committee Meeting – To be determined

February 8–March 17: Public and Expert Review and Comment Period, Draft 2

March 25: Full Committee Meeting – To be determined

April 8: Full Committee Meeting – To be determined

May 6: Full Committee Meeting – To be determined

May 20: Final draft to the commissioner to approve for rulemaking

Rulemaking will then take 12-18 months and will determine the implementation schedule.