See below for a press release from the VA NAACP, regarding the Draft History and Social Science Standards “released by the Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction (VSPI) on January 5, 2023,” and in support of the response by the American Historical Association, National Council for the Social Studies, Virginia Association of Curriculum Development, Virginia Council for the Social Studies, Virginia Geographic Alliance & Virginia Social Studies Leader Consortium.
ABOUT THE VIRGINIA NAACP
Founded in 1935, the Virginia State Conference of NAACP branches (Virginia NAACP) is the oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization in the Commonwealth, overseeing over 100 NAACP branches, youth councils, and college chapters. The Virginia NAACP is focused on being the preeminent voice of Black Virginians and advocating for policies and programs to benefit Blacks and people of color. You can read more about the Virginia NAACP’s work and our six “Game Changer” issue areas by visiting NAACPVA.org