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The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Plan and Timeline for Review of 2003 Massachusetts History-Social Science Framework

Phase 1 (July 2016-June 2017):
Gather recommendations for the vision and structure of the framework through online survey; convene framework review panel

Phase 2 (July-December 2017):
Draft and review proposed revisions

Phase 3 (January-June 2018):
Present draft of proposed revisions to the Board for discussion and a vote to invite public comment; conduct public comment period, synthesize comments, make final revisions and present to the Board for discussion and a vote to adopt them

Phase 4 (July 2018-June 2020):
Disseminate updated framework to schools and support implementation

Phase 5 (TBD):
Develop state History and Social Science assessment and administer first assessment

Phase 6 (TBD):
Incorporate History and Social Science assessment into the Competency Determination required for high school graduation



Last Updated: November 20, 2017
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