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NYS Science Education Consortium Offers a Proposal to Support Teachers Transitioning to the NYS Science Learning Standards

In response to plans set out by the NYS Education Department in 2015 regarding the adoption of the new NYS-12SLS standards a proposal has been drafted to create several positions statewide to lead professional development initiatives.  Please read the proposal linked below and show your support by writing letters to your representatives on the Board of Regents and your elected officials.


NYS Science Education Consortium Offers a Whitepaper Regarding Assessments for the NYSSLS

The purpose of this paper is to provide perspectives and recommendations pertaining to the development and implementation of a system for assessing students’ achievement of the New York State P-12 Science Learning Standards (NYSP-12SLS).  Please read the whitepaper linked below and show your support by writing letters to your representatives on the Board of Regents and your elected officials.


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