The pandemic further derailed science education and the implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards in many California schools.
Teachers have crafted weeks and even months-long lessons culminating with the historic Mars rover landing on Feb. 18.
School districts like West Contra Costa Unified lacked updated learning materials aligned to California’s new science standards prior to the current school year.
Math learning experts are pushing for grade-level content over remediation during the pandemic.
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.
Los Angeles Unified is encouraging STEM schools to get a certificate indicating that the school meets high standards set by the district.
The results are the first set of scores for a new test aligned with California’s new science standards.
Search for your school or district's 2018-19 scores on the new California Science Test.
Similar to other STEM fields, employers in California’s natural resources industries are in need of a larger and more diverse pool of applicants.
California’s new science standards emphasize an approach that combines scientific disciplines.
Dozens of districts across the state have adopted policies and resolutions targeting climate change.
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.