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Step Aside Math and English, New Science Standards to Come

If you've been reading this blog in recent months, you've heard a great deal about the effort to develop common standards in math and English/language arts, including a post just yesterday by my colleague and co-blogger, Catherine.

But you might not know about a separate effort getting under way to devise a set of "next generation" science standards. I recently attended the inaugural meeting of a panel of experts convened by the National Research Council to craft a "conceptual framework" for those standards.

You can check out my story from edweek.org for lots more details.

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