Wyoming backtracks on NGSS ban

(Wyo.) Convinced that new curriculum standards are the key to adequately preparing students for 21st century careers, Gov. Matt Mead on Tuesday signed legislation repealing a statewide ban on the Next Generation Science Standards.


GOP targets teacher training as a state priority

(Calif.) A new state priority promoting professional training for teachers would be added to the list of standards school districts must measure up to under a proposal released Wednesday as part of a GOP Assembly legislative package on education.


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