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The State Board of Education adopted the Science Framework on November 3, 2016. Curriculum frameworks provide guidance to educators, parents, and publishers, to support implementing California content standards.


2016 Revision of the Science Framework

SB300 (Chapter 480, Statutes of 2013) calls for the revision of the Science Framework to align with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

California Science Framework

  • Science Framework For California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve (2003).
    *To order a copy of this framework please contact CDE Press

Questions:   Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division | | 916-319-0881
Last Reviewed: Monday, August 28, 2023
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