State boards of education in Vt., Md. adopt new science standards

06/26/2013 | Education Week

The state boards of education in both Vermont and Maryland on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards. The states join Kansas, Kentucky and Rhode Island in adopting the standards. Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin applauded the move, noting in a press release that many businesses had struggled to find workers skilled in science, technology, engineering and math. "The Next Generation Science Standards help address these gaps and keep Vermont's schools on the leading edge nationwide," Shumlin said.

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