Common Core Science Standards Deserve ‘C’ Grade

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By Erik Robelen
Published June 13, 2013, in Education Week

The existing science standards in 12 states and the District of Columbia are “clearly superior” to the Next Generation Science Standards developed by a coalition of states and national organizations, a think tank concludes in a new report.

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute gives the standards a middling grade of C, and suggests states are better off looking elsewhere should they wish to overhaul their standards, such as to those in South Carolina or the District of Columbia. Read the full story.