Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) California Timeline
State Board of Education approved grades for administration consistent with the assessment design plan.
Science CSTs, CMAs, and CAPA administered in grades 5, 8, and 10.
Second 60-day public review period of Science Curriculum Framework.
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.
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.