Feb. 27—Nevada has officially adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). With yesterday’s unanimous vote, the state board of education made Nevada the tenth NGSS adopter.
Nevada joins California, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington. Illinois also recently made a move toward adopting the standards. The state board of education unanimously approved the NGSS in January. Official adoption is pending legislative review.