Review and Revision of History and Social Science Standards of Learning
New academic content Standards of Learning for history and social science were first developed in 1995 and revised in 2001, 2008, and again in 2015. The Standards of Quality require the Board of Education to review the Standards of Learning on a regular seven year schedule. §22.1-253.13:1 and §22.1-17.5. On January 28, 2021, The Virginia Board of Education authorized the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) proceed with the review and revision process of the History and Social Science Standards of Learning consistent with the schedule adopted by the Board in September 2000. It is anticipated that the Standards revision will be completed before November 2022.