'Next-Generation Science Standards' approved

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Posted on June 5, 2013 at 11:35 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jun 5 at 11:41 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- The Commonwealth Board of Education has approved the "Next-Generation Science Standards."

Those improvements identify science and engineering studies that all students should master in order to be prepared for college.

However, some advocates say, the plan falls short of what the Jefferson County School District really needs.

A coalition of 26 states including Kentucky developed the science and engineering standards.

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