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New Social Studies Frameworks for CT Elementary/Secondary Schools

A draft Social Studies Frameworks for Elementary and Secondary Schools is
now under consideration by the State Board of Education. The vote is
expected on 3 December.

The CT Council for the Social Studies strongly encourages all members of
the CT Social Studies community to take a look at the Frameworks and send
comments to the Board.

You can find our more about the Frameworks here:

Re: Connecting with municipal historians

Connecticut's Municipal Historians - it's pretty informal. I don't believe there is a formalized organization of MH's - but am aware that they occassionally have gatherings where there might be a speaker or discussion. Among the resources to keep tabs on there is CTHistory Online:


Also CTHumanities:


Also - the CT State Libraries comprehensive list with web links to local historical orgs:

Re: Connecting with municipal historians

In response to Mr. Grady's post, the Connecticut League of History Organizations (www.clho.org) has been serving the interests of CT's historical societies, history museums, historic sites, historic house museums, and heritage archives, for over 60 years. Our member organizations across CT benefit from the work of municipal historians, and often work collaboratively. I would be happy to continue a conversation with Mr.