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Content Areas

As outlined in the Education Quality Standards, each supervisory union board shall ensure that 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 allow them to demonstrate proficiency in English Language Arts (Literacy), Mathematics, Science, Global Citizenship, Physical Education and Health Education, Artistic Expression, Financial Literacy, and Transferable Skills. Each content area is linked to designated webpages that include Vermont State Board of Education adopted standards and required state assessments if applicable.

Vermont State Board Adopted Standards

Vermont has adopted a variety of standards including the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English and Mathematics, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), the SHAPE America Physical Education Standards, the National Health Education Standards, the College, Career and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards, the National Core Arts Standards (NCAS), and Jump$tart Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education.  Content standards can be found under the individual content area webpages that are listed on the side bar of this web page. The Framework of Standards and Learning Opportunities (2000), which was created in conjunction with Grade Expectations, to improve student learning in 2000, has been phased out and replaced by more current standards that are national in scope. The Grade Expectations for Family and Consumer Sciences, however, are still relevant for Vermont educators.