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14 DE Admin. Code 501
The Secretary of Education seeks the consent of the State Board of Education to amend 14 DE Admin. Code 501 Content Standards to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) as the content standards for science. The NGSS were developed in partnership with 26 states, including Delaware.
Notice of the proposed regulation was published in the News Journal and the Delaware State News on August 3, 2013, in the form hereto attached as Exhibit "A". In addition, five public informational hearings were held at the dates listed below. At the time of the public informational hearing, a powerpoint presentation and handouts were provided http://www.doe.k12.de.us/infosuites/staff/ci/content_areas/science.shtml.
The Secretary finds that it is appropriate to amend 14 DE Admin. Code 501 Content Standards in order to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) as the content standards for science.
For the foregoing reasons, the Secretary concludes that it is appropriate to amend 14 DE Admin. Code 501 Content Standards. Therefore, pursuant to 14 Del.C. §122, 14 DE Admin. Code 501 Content Standards attached hereto as Exhibit "B" is hereby amended. Pursuant to the provision of 14 Del.C. §122(e), 14 DE Admin. Code 501 Content Standards hereby amended shall be in effect for a period of five years from the effective date of this order as set forth in Section V. below.
The text of 14 DE Admin. Code 501 Content Standards amended hereby shall be in the form attached hereto as Exhibit "B", and said regulation shall be cited as 14 DE Admin. Code 501 Content Standards in the Administrative Code of Regulations for the Department of Education.
The actions hereinabove referred to were taken by the Secretary pursuant to 14 Del.C. §122 on September 19, 2013. The effective date of this Order shall be ten (10) days from the date this Order is published in the Delaware Register of Regulations.
IT IS SO ORDERED the 19th day of September 2013.
1.1.3 Instructional materials and curricula content shall be kept current and consistent with provisions of 14 DE Admin. Code 502 Alignment of Local School District Curricula to the State Content Standards and 14 DE Admin. Code 503 Instructional Program Requirements.
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