September 2011: NSTA Makes Recommendations to Achieve on New Science Standards
Following the release of the Framework, NSTA convened a review team to examine the document in-depth to determine any general weaknesses and deficiencies, and to consider the previous recommendations made to NRC and identify areas we thought needed further interpretation and direction. The NSTA review team collectively made nine recommendations we feel Achieve should consider and incorporate when drafting new standards.
July 2012: NSTA Makes Recommendations to Achieve on First Public Draft
As a partner in the development of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), NSTA conducted a comprehensive review of the first public draft when it was released for input in May and provided feedback to Achieve. NSTA’s report offers seven recommendations to the writers to consider as they begin work on the next public draft.