Amidst growing fights over Common Core standards and tests for math and English, the common science standards have been quietly gaining steam. But some experts predict that measuring student progress under these standards may require even more testing innovation than the Common Core. So far, seven states have adopted the Next-Generation Science Standards. See an article on Washington’s adoption of the standards. (Education Week, premium article access compliments of edweek.org, 10/02/13) Found here.