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1.0 Instructional Programs

1.1 Instructional programs offered in the public schools of Delaware shall be in alignment with the appropriate content standards documents. These documents are: English Language Arts Content Standards, Mathematics Content Standards, Science Content Standards, Social Studies Content Standards, Health Education and Assessment Content Standards, Physical Education Content Standards, Visual and Performing Arts Content Standards, Agriscience Content Standards, Business Finance and Marketing Education Content Standards, World Language Content Standards, Technology Education Content Standards, Skilled and Technical Sciences Content Standards, Family and Consumer Sciences Content Standards, Computer Science Content Standards and Financial Literacy Content Standards.

1.1.1 The content standards documents may from time to time hereafter be amended with the approval of the Secretary and the State Board of Education.

1.1.1.1 Effective with the 2010-2011 school year, Delaware Content Standards in English language arts and mathematics shall be comprised of the Common Core Standards developed in partnership with the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers.

1.1.1.2 Effective with the 2013-2014 school year, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) developed in partnership with twenty-six (26) states, including Delaware, shall be adopted as the Delaware Content Standards in science. For purposes of this subsection, “adopted” shall mean to accept a set of standards as the basis for curriculum and assessment alignment across the state according to a timeline established and disseminated by the Department of Education.

1.1.1.3 Effective with the 2018-19 school year, the Financial Literacy Content Standards shall be adopted. For purposes of this subsection, "adopted" means to accept a set of standards as the basis for curriculum across the state according to a timeline established and disseminated by the Department of Education.

1.1.1.4 Effective with the 2018-19 school year, the Computer Science Content Standards shall be adopted. For purposes of this subsection, "adopted" means to accept a set of standards as the basis for curriculum across the state according to a timeline established and disseminated by the Department of Education.

1.1.2 Integration of the content standards shall be provided for within and across the curricula.

1.1.3 Instructional materials and curricula content shall be kept current and consistent with provisions of 14 DE Admin. Code 502 Alignment of Local School District Curricula to the State Content Standards and 14 DE Admin. Code 503 Instructional Program Requirements.

1 DE Reg. 153 (08/01/97)

1 DE Reg. 729 (12/01/97)

4 DE Reg. 343 (08/01/00)

4 DE Reg. 850 (10/01/00)

4 DE Reg. 853 (11/01/00)

5 DE Reg. 865 (10/01/01)

8 DE Reg. 445 (09/01/04)

13 DE Reg. 256 (08/01/09)

14 DE Reg. 167 (09/01/10)

17 DE Reg. 423 (10/01/13)

21 DE Reg. 625 (02/01/18)

 

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