Next Generation Science Standards Offer Draft for Review

The first public draft of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) will be available for review from May 11 to June 1 and critical feedback is welcome.

The NGSS have been written as student performance expectations grouped by topics, and can be viewed in the topical groupings or individually. The draft performance expectations are composed of the three dimensions from the NRC Framework. These draft performance expectations describe how students will demonstrate their understanding.

Feedback collected during the comment period will be organized and shared with the leading states and writing team members. After the feedback is considered, a feedback report will be issued that will explain how feedback was handled and why.

Click here to review the draft and provide feedback.