Do the MA State Frameworks require exposing students to diverse points of view?

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Yes, the state frameworks require teachers to share diverse historical viewpoints with students. Within the history and social science framework, Guiding Principle 4 states, “By examining primary and secondary sources, students develop an appreciation for the importance of historical context and point of view. They learn that participants in historical events can often hold vastly different ideas about how those events unfolded...Because historians of different generations can have different perceptions, it is important that readings include a variety of opinions and historical interpretations.”