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October 15, 2013

Scientific Discovery, Environmental Awareness Promoted in New Program

A new program led by the grandson of explorer Jacques Cousteau seeks to reveal the thrill of discovery and raise environmental awareness in young people.

October 07, 2013

Washington Joins List of States to Adopt Common Science Standards

Washington last week became the eighth state to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards

September 12, 2013

Ky. to Implement Science Standards Despite Legislative Opposition

Gov. Steve Beshear signaled that Kentucky would move forward with implementation of a new set of common science standards despite opposition from a legislative review panel.

June 13, 2013

Common Science Standards Deserve 'C' Grade, Think Tank Says

The Next Generation Science Standards are inferior to the science standards in many states, the Thomas B. Fordham Institute concludes in a new review.

June 06, 2013

Kentucky Moves to Adopt Common Science Standards

Kentucky's state board of education voted yesterday to provisionally adopt the Next Generation Science Standards.

June 05, 2013

Will Florida Adopt the Common Science Standards?

The Florida department of education has issued a call for public comments on the Next Generation Science Standards.

May 22, 2013

Kan. Measure to Block Common-Core, Science-Standards Aid Dropped

A controversial measure to block state spending in Kansas on the common-core standards, as well as new science standards, was dropped from a budget bill.

May 21, 2013

Common Core, Science Standards Hit Political Snag in Kansas

A draft budget bill in Kansas would block the spending of any state aid on implementing the common-core standards or new science standards.

April 30, 2013

New Science Standards Draw Some Criticism

The Next Generation Science Standards developed by 26 states are drawing sharp criticism from some quarters.

April 26, 2013

Science Standards Are True to NRC Framework, Reviewers Conclude

A "fidelity check" by the National Research Council concludes that the science standards are in keeping with the vision articulated in an NRC framework that guides their development.

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