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STEM Education

More districts get the green light for locally-designed assessment program this year – Reaching Higher NH

The United States Department of Education recently announced the one-year extension of New Hampshire’s Performance Assessment of Competency Education (PACE) program and the expansion into nine districts, according to a press release by the Governor’s office. PACE replaces some end-of-the-year standardized tests with locally-developed, project-based assessments given throughout the school year. …..
STEM Education

Science standards help students develop the skills they’ll need for tomorrow’s workforce – Reaching Higher NH

Already, sixteen states have officially adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)–a set of standards that shifts science class from “learning about to figuring it out.” Although they’re rigorous and involve higher level concepts, they’re designed to be accessible for all students and help them make sense of the world around they …
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