The Obama Administration's Fact Sheet on the FY2013 Budget, as well as a link to the briefing that took place on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at the US Department of Education is posted on the NCSS Connected Home page.
Please view Ana Post's blog below to visit these links. --> read more »
Take a look at the NCSS website to check out our Women's history Month Resources at: http://www.socialstudies.org/resources
January 30, 2012
The undersigned organizations are committed to protecting free speech and intellectual freedom. We write to express our deep concern about the removal of books used in the Mexican-American Studies Program in the Tucson Unified School District. --> read more »
NCSS is now accepting applications for the Notable Children's Tradebook Selection Committee! Applications are being accepted until March 31, 2012. Please visit the Notable Tradebooks application page to apply: http://www.socialstudies.org/notable/committee --> read more »
Rho Kappa National Honor Society for High School Students was launched during the 2011 NCSS Annual Conference in Washington D.C.
NCSS is now accepting Rho Kappa charter applications! Rho Kappa is the National Social Studies Honor Society for High School Students. Visit the Rho Kappa website to learn more about the Honor Society and to download an application. --> read more »
Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan will speak at the 2011 NCSS Annual Conference on Friday, December 2, at 1:30PM His keynote address will be open to all registered NCSS attendees. --> read more »
Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's Op-Ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer on the importance of civic education.
The attached letter was written on behalf of social studies educators in Hawaii to the HI DOE. Educators in Hawaii alerted the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) that they were considerin reducing the number of social studies credits for high school graduation from four to three credits. We urged them not do so. --> read more »
2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. NCSS has collected resources from its journals Social Education, Social Studies and the Young Learner, and Middle Level Learning that teachers can use when preparing to teach about 9-11 and acknowledge the upcoming anniversary. Also listed are several additional online resources. --> read more »