Kentucky Board of Education Public Hearing on Next Generation Science Standards

kentucky-flagThe Kentucky Board of Education adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) on June 5.  Kentucky law requires a public hearing on new standards before they can be implemented.  This hearing is scheduled for TUESDAY, JULY 23, in Frankfort.  You can find out more here.

To give testimony at the hearing, the witness must inform the State Board at least five days in advance (i.e., by this Thursday).  Testimony may also be submitted in writing until July 31.

Dr. Robert Lattimer, President of Citizens for Objective Public Education (COPE), encourages concerned citizens in Kentucky to testify against the adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards.  COPE, Inc. offers their evaluation of the standards and talking points here.  I’ve written about NGSS here and here and here.