Jennifer Helms: As science standards around the country are replaced with the Next Generation Science Standards mediocrity in education will rule the day.
One can’t claim the Next Generation of Science Standards are state-driven when they are based on the framework of a DC-based organization with an agenda.
Maine Governor Paul LePage vetoed a bill, L.D. 464, that would require Maine schools to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards because of bad timing.
HB 2292 that would repeal the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards and reinstate Kansas’ previous academic standards in math, ELA and science.
Not everyone is happy, even science teachers, about the West Virginia Board of Education adopting the Next Generation Science Standards.
I mentioned on Wednesday that we’ll be highlighting (Common Core, local control, data privacy, etc.) bills that we hear about in different states. This story showed up a few times in my Google alerts. Usually we laud different bills or, at the very least, see most as a positive step forward. There is a bill […]
U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree ruled against a lawsuit filed n Kansas against the Next Generation Science Standards because a lack of evidence.
Kentucky State Representative Thomas Kerr (R-Taylor Mill) prefiled a bill in the Kentucky House back in September that would repeal the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards in the state of Kentucky. Here is the language of the bill. AN ACT relating to public school standards. Create a new section to KRS […]
The South Carolina Department of Education sent this press release out yesterday: Columbia, SC – Today, Dr. Mick Zais, State Superintendent of Education, announced that South Carolina has rejected the Common Core Science Standards and adopted new, high-level standards. “I am pleased to announce that we have rejected the Common Core Science Standards and adopted […]
Wyoming Citizens Opposing Common Core sent this email out to its members yesterday. TIME-SENSITIVE Petition for Science Standards The State Board of Education meets on Friday, April 11th in Casper. They will be discussing the science standards for Wyoming students. Despite the Legislature and Governor passing a budget amendment (see page 188 of PDF) to […]