A number of school districts in Wisconsin are not waiting for  state lawmakers to make a decision on state science standards and are beginning to use the Next Generation Science Standards. Some school districts in Green Bay are using the new standards to develop new curriculum, saying “instructors can’t teach today’s students using guidelines written more than a decade ago.” The current Wisconsin science standards were adopted in 1998.

“The state Department of Public Instruction had planned to move forward with Next Generation, but held off as backlash grew against Common Core State Standards — which Wisconsin adopted in 2010.”

Click here to read the article in the Green Bay Press Gazette.

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