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The National Science Education Standards are the product of the efforts of many individuals and groups. We want to acknowledge
The National Committee on Science Education Standards and Assessment
The Chair's Advisory Committee
The Executive Editorial Committee
The Content Working Group
The Teaching Working Group
The Assessment Working Group
The Focus Groups
The National Review Groups
The many individuals who have served as consultants to the project
All who have diligently reviewed the drafts
The National Science Education Standards Development Team
Angelo Collins, Director
Rodger Bybee, Chair, Content Working Group
Karen Worth, Chair, Teaching Working Group
Audrey Champagne, Chair, Assessment Working Group
Harold Pratt, Senior Program Officer
The National Research Council Staff
Donna M. Gerardi, Special Assistant for New Initiatives
Patrice Legro, Senior Program Office
Lee R. Paulson, Managing Editor
Douglas K. Sprunger, Senior Project Assistant
Suzanne White, Senior Project Assistant
Tina M. Winters, Editorial Assistant
See Appendix for members of the above groups.
Major funding for this project was provided by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National Institutes of Health, and a National Academy of Sciences president's discretionary fund provided by the Volvo North American Corporation, The Ettinger Foundation, Inc., and the Eugene McDermott Foundation.
National Science Education Standards is available for sale from the National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Box 285, Washington, DC 20055. Call 800-624-6242 or 202-334-3313 (in the Washington metropolitan area). It is also available via internet at http://www:nas.edu.
Marking the culmination of a three-year, multiphase process, on April 10th, 2013, a 26-state consortium released the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), a detailed description of the key scientific ideas and practices that all students should learn by the time they graduate from high school.