Alternate History and Social Studies Elements

On June 13, 2019, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to establish the following alternate content standards:

The approved standards will be implemented during the 2019-2020 school year. The alternate academic achievement standards are designed for students with significant cognitive disabilities and are aligned with the Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Standards.

Please submit written comments to Bobby Richardson, Office of Special Education, via email at or regular mail to 359 North West Street, Jackson, MS 39201, on or before 5:00 p.m., on July 26, 2019.