Current information about Social Studies is found at: https://www.engageny.org/new-york-state-k-12-social-studies
New York State has five specific content areas for standards:
- History of the United States and New York
- World History
- Civics, Citizenship, and Government
Latest Social Studies Information
At the June 2016 meeting, the Board of Regents approved a plan to transition to the new Regents Exam in Global History and Geography II. See Social Studies Transition Note for details . (88 KB)
The Board of Regents at the April 29, 2014 meeting has adopted the New York State K-12 Social Studies Framework as the foundation for social studies in New York State.