On November 14, the New Mexico Public Education Dept filed official records indicating the adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards as well as 6 additional STEM standards for K-12 students. With the adoption, NM joins 19 other states and the District of Columbia as official adoption states.
NSTA congratulates the science teachers, scientists, education leaders, environmental advocates, and business and community members in New Mexico who stood up for science to ensure the adoption of these standards.
Click here to access the New Mexico standards
Click here to read a story by the National Center for Science Education (November 14, 2017)