School districts like West Contra Costa Unified lacked updated learning materials aligned to California’s new science standards prior to the current school year.
As California faces another coronavirus surge, scientists and museum guides are taking to Zoom to meet students at home.
In California, leaders of 37% of outdoor education programs said they will remain closed due to lack of financing after the coronavirus pandemic.
While some families are doing science projects at home, teachers say a lack of supplies makes it difficult to assign hands-on experiments.
Search for your school or district's 2018-19 scores on the new California Science Test.
California’s new science standards emphasize an approach that combines scientific disciplines.
A new rubric for science textbooks aims to help teachers understand the state standards while picking out new materials.
The materials are not on the state’s list of approved science programs, which many districts will turn to as they begin their curriculum adoption process.
After-school coding classes, high school tech internships and STEM teacher residencies are among the programs funded in the new state budget.
California's environmental standards are among the top in the nation, but implementation "is a big lift."
Students will take pilot tests based on new science standards.
Rare astronomical phenomena on Aug. 21 coincides with the start of school for many districts.
Familiarity with tests and increased Internet capabilities helped districts administer assessments, but state system experienced glitches when overloaded.
The State Board of Education agreed to spend $1.5 million more on testing, including nearly $500,000 on new "Science Academies" intended to help teachers better understand the Next Generation Science Standards.