Kansas officials will receive an overview next week of the latest draft of new science standards for public schools being developed by a national consortium. The 10-member State Board of Education will receive copies of the standards on Tuesday from Matt Krehbiel, the Kansas Department of Education official overseeing the state’s work on the Next Generation Science...
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The watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed a lawsuit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for D.C. to compel the Internal Revenue Service to impose stricter standards for what types of groups qualify for tax-exempt status.
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New academic standards promise to revive simmering debates about how to teach science.
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South Dakota took part in a 26-state effort to update the way K-12 schools teach science, but the resulting standards face a series of hurdles on the way to implementation.
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The Kansas State Board of Education is preparing to consider new science standards for public schools. The board’s agenda Tuesday included a review of the final draft of new guidelines developed by 26 states, including Kansas, and the National Research Council. The Kansas board could decide later this year whether to adopt the standards as the state’s own. So far, the...
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Salinas Valley residents interested in airing their views about the new science standards for public schools can do so Tuesday in San Jose.
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Academic standards out Tuesday promise to revive simmering debates about how to teach science in the nation's public schools.
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Seattle school leaders have decided to relax a few requirements for the exams that are the focus of a teacher boycott that has received national attention.
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Argus Leader managing editor Patrick Lalley will talk about the state's science standards in schools with Elizbeth McMillan, curriculum education coordinator for Sanford Research.
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The release of proposed new national science standards, including the emphasis of manmade climate change, will alter the classroom landscape for millions of students in the United States, as well as for at least one education publisher readying for the “major” undertaking.
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