Science educators analyze genetics content of Next Generation Science Standards

The genetics content of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) – a recent set of performance-based expectations for elementary, middle, and high school students in science classes – represents, on average, a modest improvement over state standards, but is missing core genetics concepts and is difficult to interpret, according to research published today in PLOS ONE by science education specialists at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG). —> Read More