Exemplary Science Standards: How Does Your State Compare?
This Fordham Institute evaluation compares state science standards in 38 states as well as the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) against three exemplary science standards in two states (Massachusetts and South Carolina) plus the District of Columbia. The report builds on earlier publications from the Fordham Institute which include ratings of all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. The evaluators ranked 38 states and the NGSS as a C or below. Details of the methodology and rating process are described.