Posts Tagged: adoption

California’s Decisions Show That NGSS Is State Driven

By Ted Willard, Director of NGSS@NSTA The California State Board of Education unanimously adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) this week, making it the sixth state to do so. The decision not only represents a move forward for evidence-based science instruction but also highlights the control and flexibility individual states have in terms of… Read more »

Maryland and Vermont Adopt NGSS

On June 25, 2013, the state boards of education in Maryland and Vermont voted unanimously to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), bringing the number of states to formally adopt NGSS to five (Rhode Island, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, and Vermont). Full implementation in Maryland’s public schools is expected to be completed in time for the… Read more »

Rhode Island is First State to Adopt NGSS

On May 23, 2013, Rhode Island become the first state to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) after a unanimous vote on by the members of the state’s Board of Education. “Rhode Island is proud to be the first to forge a new path for science education as both a leading state in the… Read more »