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District Competition on May 16, 2017 at Highlands High School. 
Engineering Challenge Event for secondary students grades 6-12.
STEM Challenges: TK-6 Grade Students

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Eric Garber
Teacher on Special Assignment, Secondary Science 7-12
(916) 566-1600 ext. 50229

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March 2016
State Board of Education approved grades for administration consistent with the assessment design plan. 

Spring 2016
Science CSTs, CMAs, and CAPA administered in grades 5, 8, and 10.

June-July 2016
Second 60-day public review period of Science Curriculum Framework.

September/November 2016
State Board of Education to take action on the proposed Science Curriculum Framework (Action could be delayed to as long as January 2017 if needed).

Pilot Testing Year for NGSS Assessments

Anticipated Field Testing Year for NGSS Assessments.

November 2018*
Instructional materials adopted by School Board of Education
Proposed date, as this approved action is required by the legislature and School Board of Education.  

Anticipated Administration of Operational NGSS Assessments.