Social Studies

This webpage is intended to provide visitors with information and resources to support the Florida Social Studies Next Generation Sunshine State Standards and the Florida Department of Education’s Social Studies Education Program.

K-12 Civics and Government Standards Review

The Florida Department of Education began soliciting input on the K-12 Civics and Government Standards on June 5, 2020. The department will continue to collect input through August 5, 2020. We invite you to participate in this review as explained in the linked Opening of the K-12 Civics and Government Standards Review memorandum. Please share this opportunity as appropriate. To participate in the K-12 Civics and Government Standards Review, please visit If you have any questions, please contact

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Contact Information

Michael DiPierro
Director of Standards
Bureau of Standards and Instructional Support
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400
Phone: 850-245-9773