NASBE initiative aimed at assisting states on new science standards

03/13/2013 | Education Week

A year-long initiative launched last week by the National Association of State Boards of Education is aimed at helping states implement and build support for new common core science standards expected to be released this month, it was announced. "State education policymakers, like many others, are working hard to answer the national call for greater emphasis on science, and the Next Generation Science Standards will provide them with a critical tool to do this," said NASBE Deputy Executive Director Brad Hull. A $319,000 grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York will help fund the group's work.

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