Wisconsin has a new set of science standards based on the Next Generation Science Standards and they are up for public comment until August 12.
The Ohio Department of Education is updating the state’s science, social studies, and financial literacy standards and are asking for feedback on revisions.
The Nebraska Department of Education has opened up their science standards (which look a lot like the Next Generation Science Standards) for public comment.
Below is a guest article submitted by Bob Lattimer who is President of Citizens for Objective Public Education: Ohio Legislature Nixes Multistate Consortia By Bob Lattimer On June 4, 2014, the Ohio General Assembly passed Am. Sub. H.B. 487, an education budget correction bill. The bill contains a provision that states: “When the state board […]
(Topeka, KS) On September 26 Citizens for Objective Public Education, Inc. (COPE) filed suit in federal court against the Kansas State Board of Education and the Kansas State Department of Education to enjoin implementation of science standards designed for all students in the US. The Complaint was filed in Topeka, Kansas, in the U.S. District […]
The 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 […]