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Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Proposed NGSS for the District of Columbia Schools, (K-12)
The final version of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) was released by Achieve on April 9, 2013. OSSE will be working closely with community stakeholders over the coming weeks and months to support the District of Columbia in preparing to adopt and implement NGSS. Together with the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics and English Language Arts, the NGSS hold the promise of transforming STEM education and preparing all DC students to succeed, in education, work, and their daily lives.
How is OSSE Getting Feedback?
In addition to holding public meetings, the OSSE is convening sessions to gather feedback from local community partners and key stakeholders. These targeted sessions are focused on capacity building and support for NGSS implementation across the District of Columbia.
Public Meetings and Feedback Sessions
Opportunities to learn more about the Proposed NGSS for the District of Columbia:
DC State Science Leadership Team
A guiding coalition comprised of community stakeholders, LEA representatives, SEA representatives, representatives for local universities and institutions of higher learning, industry partners, as well as teacher leaders.
Learn More about Next Generation Science Standards
- Frequently Asked Questions
- National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
- NGSS Official Website
How were the standards created?
Webinars and Presentations
- Integrating Engineering into Science Classrooms
- NGSS- Achieve video
- OSSE NGSS SBOE Presentation
- Parent and Family STEM Presentation