State Board of Education

Education Quality Standards (Rule 2000) Curriculum Content

Each supervisory union board shall ensure the written and delivered curriculum within their supervisory union is aligned with the standards approved by the State Board of Education. Each school shall enable students to engage annually in rigorous, relevant and comprehensive learning opportunities that allows them to demonstrate proficiency in:


Including critical thinking, language, reading, speaking and listening, and writing

Mathematical Content and Practices

Including numbers, operations, and the concepts of algebra and geometry by the end of grade 10

Scientific Inquiry and Content Knowledge

Including the concepts of life sciences, physical sciences, earth and space sciences and engineering design

Global Citizenship

Including the concepts of civics, economics, geography, world language, cultural studies and history

Physical Education and Health Education

As defined in 16 V.S.A. ยง131

Artistic Expression

Including visual, media and performing arts

Transferable Skills

Including communication, collaboration, creativity, innovation, inquiry, problem solving and the use of technology


Jill Remick, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, at or (802) 479-1177

Page Last Updated on March 17, 2015