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DPI Releases Draft of K-12 Science Standards: Provide Feedback by 12/18

After months of work and review, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has released the first draft of the revised K-12 Science Standards - and they are looking for feedback.


Help ensure that environmental education is a strong part of our state’s science curriculum by sharing your feedback. Complete the 2023 Draft #1 K-12 Science Standards All Stakeholder Survey by December 18, 2022.


Consider your breadth and depth of knowledge when getting ready to do this survey. If you’re most familiar with a single grade, you can probably complete this survey in 15-30 minutes. If you have a breadth of knowledge spanning K-12 science, plan to allocate more time.


To help you prepare, EENC has compiled a survey preview of all the draft standards.

Some tips:

  • During this survey, you’ll review one grade level at a time, but can review as many grades as you would like all within a single survey entry.

  • Be as specific as possible in your comments.

  • Consider planning a meeting with your team to discuss your review as a group. But be sure that each person on your team enters their own responses to the survey!

EENC is co-hosting a network-wide working session on December 13 to discuss these standards .

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