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August 9, 2017
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Read the August 2017 edition of NGSS NOW newsletter.

July 12, 2017
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Read the July 2017 NGSS NOW Newsletter. 

June 23, 2017
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The resource seeks to focus both educators and curriculum developers on the critical innovations within the NGSS and dig deeply into materials to (1) evaluate the presence of those innovations and (2) answer the question "How thoroughly are these science instructional materials designed for the NGSS?" Educators can use PEEC to evaluate the NGSS design of comprehensive science instructional materials programs that include different units, kits, modules, textbooks, textbook series, and/or web-based instructional materials, including open educational resources. 

June 8, 2017
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May 26, 2017
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In fall 2016, Achieve launched the EQuIP Peer Review Panel (PRP) for Science as a group of expert educators who evaluate the quality and alignment of lessons and units to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The peer review panel seeks to identify lessons and units that best illustrate the cognitive demands of the NGSS as introduced in A Framework for K-12 Science Education.

May 17, 2017
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May 10, 2017
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April 28, 2017
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This suite of NGSS Parent Guides illustrates how the standards are a powerful foundation to help students build a cohesive understanding of science over time. The parent guides are available for Grades K-2, Grade 3-5, Grades 6-8, and Grades 9-12.

April 13, 2017
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March 31, 2017
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Achieve today released two documents examining some lessons learned from the California K-8 Early Implementation Initiative. The initiative began in August 2014 and was developed by the K-12 Alliance at WestEd, with close collaborative input on its design and objectives from the State Board of Education, the California Department of Education, and Achieve.