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Nebraska K-12 state social studies standards approved

December 7, 2012: Nebraska State Board of Education has approved the Social Studies Standards Statement of Purpose

"The purpose of the Nebraska Social Studies Standards is to teach our children to become young patriots who have an intellectual understanding of the genius of our country's founding principles and who feel an emotional connection to our nation. Achieving this purpose requires teaching Nebraska students to become responsible citizens who are prepared to preserve, protect and defend freedom and democracy in our nation and in the world."

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