NGSS Adoption *

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* As of February 2016, 17 states and the District of Columbia (representing over 35% of the students in U.S.) have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards and are working to implement them in districts and schools. The 17 states include Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington.

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