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Literacy & Social Studies

The Literacy Department supports high-quality coherent curriculum and instruction for all K-12 students in Madison Metropolitan School District with a direct focus on helping young people develop the ability to make informed and reasoned decisions for the public good as citizens of a culturally diverse, democratic society in an interdependent world. Social studies is the integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote civic competence and uses social studies standards and the Common Core State Standards for Literacy in All Subjects.

Department Functions
  • Curriculum development
  • Professional development
  • Support to schools with coaching, instructional and assessment practices, and instructional resources


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