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Possible Effects of Climate Change on Next Generation Science Standards in Kansas

Originally Matt Krehbiel — who is overseeing Kansas’ participation in writing the national Next Generation Science Standards — promised the first draft would be available for public review this winter. Last February, he assured Kansas State Board of Education members he would do his best to keep his promise, but that — scientifically speaking — … Continue reading

Kansas State Board of Education Hears Update on Next Generation Science Standards

Shh! Everyone (including 10 Kansas City metropolitan area residents) working on the first draft of the national Next Generation Science Standards has been sworn to secrecy. “Just be patient for another month or so,” Chairman David T. Dennis advised Kansas State Board of Education members who were curious about the contents of the standards, which … Continue reading

KC-Area Educators Helping Develop National Science Standards

Six educators, a state representative and three business people from the Kansas City-metropolitan area are helping develop the nation’s Next Generation Science Standards. They are serving on a statewide committee to review and comment on work being done by Kansas State Department of Education staff members. Similar committees are hard at work in 19 other … Continue reading


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