The Kentucky education commissioner is scheduled to announce that the state will officially implement the Next Generation Science Standards this fall, but testing won't start for at least another year.
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June 04, 2014
June 03, 2014
The president of the Association of American Publishers sees the uncertainty of common-core implementation as an opportunity for instructional-materials designers to improve their support of teacher and students.
June 03, 2014
A survey of 500 district superintendents and administrators across 48 states shows mostly strong support for the common-core standards, but it also finds concern that the standards are being implemented too quickly with insufficient support.
June 02, 2014
An official with the state education department in New Jersey confirmed that the state appears poised to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards next month.
May 27, 2014
Both houses of the state legislature passed a bill that would require Oklahoma to draft a new set of standards in math and English/language arts. But it's far from certain that Gov. Mary Fallin, a common-core backer, will sign it.
May 20, 2014
Some suggest there's growing backlash to the Next Generation Science Standards based on their language about climate change. But is there evidence to support that?
May 19, 2014
Not long ago, Indiana became the first state to "un-adopt" the Common Core State Standards. But Indiana might soon have company.
May 16, 2014
At a summit featuring Vice President Joe Biden, 26 companies signed a pledge stating they would help advance STEM education, which included a commitment to advocate for the common core and the Next Generation Science Standards.
May 15, 2014
Michigan has become the most recent state to face big questions about its assessment plans under the Common Core State Standards.
May 14, 2014
Based on a new analysis from the NAEP governing board, only 39 percent of 12th graders are ready for entry-level college courses in math and 38 percent in reading.