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December 4, 2014
Newsletter

Read the December 2014 issue of NGSS NOW newsletter.

November 20, 2014
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Classroom Sample Assessment Tasks for middle and high school grades are now available. These sample tasks, written by secondary science and math teachers, provide examples of how content and practices from science and mathematics can be assessed together in classrooms.

November 13, 2014
Newsletter

Read the November 2014 issue of NGSS NOW newsletter.

October 7, 2014
Newsletter

Read the October 2014 issue of NGSS NOW newsletter.

September 17, 2014
Newsletter

Read the September 2014 issue of NGSS NOW Newsletter.

July 2, 2014
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The purpose of the comparison tool is to accompany a standards crosswalk document to help users gain a more thorough understanding of how two sets of standards compare on various aspects of knowledge development.

April 18, 2014
NGSS in the News

More than 11,000 teachers met in Boston, April 3 through 6, for the National Science Teachers Association’s (NSTA) 2014 conference on science education. The NSTA used the convention to introduce a Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Hub resource center for teachers. 

April 11, 2014
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The Educators Evaluating the Quality of Instructional Products (EQuIP) Rubric for Lessons & Units: Science was released today. The Rubric provides criteria by which to measure the alignment and overall quality of lessons and units with respect to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). 

April 9, 2014
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On Feb. 18-19, the NGSS Network held the first NGSS Annual Leadership Meeting for State Teams and National Partners in Atlanta, Georgia. More than 140 education, policy and business leaders gathered to discuss promising practices and develop plans for implementation of the NGSS in their states. 

March 4, 2014
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We sat down with Heidi Schweingruber, the deputy director of the Board on Science Education at the National Research Council (NRC), to discuss the role of the NRC’s fidelity review of the NGSS and the process involved.