science standards

6:35 am
Sun October 6, 2013

Public Opposition to Kentucky's New Education Science Standards Delays Process for Creating Tests

Credit Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons: University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

Public opposition to Kentucky's new science standards has delayed the process for creating student tests tailored to the new material, a state education official says.

The Kentucky Department of Education now plans to delay testing (or assessments) on the Next Generation Science Standards until 2016, at least,  the official says.

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5:54 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Education Think-Tank Organization Cautions Against Science Standards

A Washington DC-based education think tank is warning states like Kentucky that the new science standards they're adopting are less effective than they could be.

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