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Document Number: 10037

The State of State Science Standards - This report provides analyses for the K-12 science standards in place in all 50 States and the District of Columbia. The average grade across all states is a C and in twenty-seven jurisdictions, the standards earn a D or below. The authors suggest that states can up their standards by looking to high scoring states and the NAEP but must also consider the other factors that contribute to strong academic achievement. (Fordham Institute, Jan 2012)...

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