Monthly Archives: July 2013

Education Week reporter: California Board of Education will not vote on NGSS this week

The California Board of Education is meeting on Wednesday, and the NGSS are on the agenda.  But Education Week reporter Erik Robelen has tweeted that the Board will not vote on adoption until later this year. California is one of the 26 … Continue reading

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Does science content matter? Here is what the National Association for College Admission Counseling thinks…

Under the heading “Here’s what you need by the end of your senior year in order to meet the admission expectations at a majority of colleges” at the National Association for College Admission Counseling web site is this: 3-4 years … Continue reading

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Does science content matter? And what do our colleagues in college admissions offices think?

When asked by Sumter County Teacher of the Year Melynda Shea whether the Common Core standards would push science out of the K-12 classroom during Governor Scott’s Teacher of the Year Roundtable last week (video available here), Florida Education Commissioner … Continue reading

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California Board of Education to consider NGSS on July 10

From the California Science Teachers Association:  The California Board of Education will discuss the NGSS on July 10, but will probably not vote on that day. The standards document under consideration by the state is a somewhat modified version of … Continue reading

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