Next Generation Science StandardsUpdate as of 4:00 pm, Wednesday, September 4, 2013: The California State Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards. The discussion regarding the arrangement of middle school standards is still up for discussion.
Update as of 5:18 pm, Wednesday, September 4, 2013: The California State Board of Education will delay decision on middle school arrangement of NGSS until their November meeting.
The webcast archive of the September 4, 2013 State Board of Education meeting is now available online. To listen to the presentation and public comment on Item #10 - the NGSS agenda item - use the navigation provided to jump to that section.
CSTA, through the support of its members, has developed this website to provide resources and information to all California science educators regarding the Next Generation Science Standards. Please use the links on the left to navigate through the pages.
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The next meeting of the California State Board of Education (SBE) will be on November 6-7, 2013. The meeting agenda will be posted 10 days in advance of the meeting and is expected to be posted on October 25. State Board meetings are open to the public and may be attended in person or viewed online.