Update (March 7, 2018):
The Minnesota Senate has introduced a bill that might be one for social studies teachers to read and share opinions with their elected officials.
SF 2487 "Academic Balance Policy" requires school boards to adopt an academic balance policy with four specific components. Please read the bill and share your thoughts with your legislators.
Read SF 2487, and contact your elected officials with your thoughts. As of March 8, 2018, the bill passed the Senate E-12 Education Policy Committee and passed on to the Senate E-12 Finance Committee.
Specific social studies funding is included in the education bill (Sections 2231, 2232, and 2233) that was negotiated in conference, between the House and the Senate. Contact information for members of Congress is listed below.
Department of Education ESSA website
Every Student Succeeds Act (passed December 2015)
Senate version, "Every Child Achieves Act" (passed July 2015)
House version, "Student Success Act" (passed July 2015)
1st District -- Rep. Tim Walz
2nd District -- Rep. Jason Lewis
3rd District -- Rep. Erik Paulsen
4th District -- Rep. Betty McCollum
5th District -- Rep. Keith Ellison
6th District -- Rep. Tom Emmer
7th District -- Rep. Collin Peterson
8th District -- Rep. Rick Nolan
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