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California Science Test Informational Video


This video provides a general overview of the pilot California Science Test (CAST) and how it is aligned to the California Next Generation Science Standards (CA NGSS). This video will also offer testimonies from California educators speaking in support of the CAST. Resources for the CAST will also be recommended in the video.

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Last Reviewed: Monday, March 20, 2017
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