In a new report, Education Week looks at the many changes going on in the assessment world, including when states that have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards will begin tests aligned to the new benchmarks (map included).
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More than half of 4th graders spend less than three hours a week on science, according to a report from Change the Equation.
April 28, 2017
New parent guides, created by the group that led the development of the Next Generation Science Standards, aim to get the word out about how and why science instruction is changing.
April 25, 2017
A researcher argues there's a fundamental mismatch between how the Next Generation Science Standards and the Common Core State Standards think about arguments, and that that mismatch has real negative consequences for teachers and students.
April 06, 2017
To successfully implement the standards, districts need to establish a science leadership team, ensure that teachers and school leaders get high-quality professional learning, and collaborate with other districts, according to new guidelines from Achieve.
March 31, 2017
The Heartland Institute sent teachers mailers with information that encourages them to teach about alternative explanations for global warming.
March 28, 2017
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January 06, 2017
Wyoming's new science benchmarks are similar to the Next Generation Science Standards.
December 16, 2016
California is vowing to appeal after the department denied the state's request for a waiver that would have let it skip standardized tests in science for two years.
November 16, 2016
A group of Kansas parents and students argued that the Next Generation Science Standards violated their First Amendment rights.