Georgia - Content Standards: Science

Area: 
Science
Policy Type: 
Rule
Year Adopted: 
2016
Summary: 

New Science standards were adopted in 2016, for implimentation in the 2017-2018 school year.

Body: 

The Science Standards Precision Review is underway. The tentative timeline is as follows: October- Working Committees meet to revise the standards; November- Advisory and Academic Committees meet to review the changes to the standards.

The finalized standards went to the State Board for approval at the end of March 2016. During the 2016-2017 school year the Georgia Department of Education will be working on assessments, creating resources and delivering professional development. Teachers will implement the revised standards during the 2017-2018 school year.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
04/26/2016