State Standards

Click here for the History and Social Science Curriculum Framework for 2008, currently in place. These SOL include an economic strand. VCEE’s Centers for Economic Education have identified lessons for relevant middle school SOL as provided below. The SOL were revised in March 2015 and a new curriculum framework will be adopted in Fall 2015 for implementation in the 2016-17 school year.

U.S. History to 1865 USI
U.S. History 1865 to Present USII
Civics and Economics

World History and Geography to 1500 AD WHI
World History and Geography 1500 AD to Present WHII


K-12 National Standards for Financial Literacy
K-12 Voluntary National Content Standards in Economics

Resources – online lessons, videos, interactives and current event connections – online lessons, videos and interactives developed by the Federal Reserve System for teachers

EconEd Reviews  search for lessons by economic concept, subject, grade level, standard, quality and/or sponsoring organization


Professional Development for Teachers: WorkshopsProfessional Development & Certification

Curriculum ResourcesState Standards & Resources

Programs for Students and TeachersStock Market GameTMEconomic Educator Awards