Time to begin implementing new science standards in our schools

May 4, 2016

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A strong science education is an important part of learning for students at all grade levels. California's new science standards emphasize science in early grades and ensure students use what they learn in connection with other core subjects. The new standards help students solve problems, think creatively and make sense of a rapidly changing world.

Read more in this EdSource commentary by Michael Kirst and Trish Williams.

Michael Kirst is President of the California State Board of Education and Professor Emeritus of Education at Stanford University. Trish Williams is a state board member and a liaison for the Next Generation Science Standards and computer science.