High School Science Update
Region 7 Educational Service Center
Science TEKS Streamline
Informal feedback will be accepted in response to the draft recommendations through December 16, 2016.
Comments on the draft recommendations will help to inform the streamlining committee's final recommendations. If you provide specific comments and recommendations for any of the student expectations, please identify the grade level and the specific student expectation number that is included in the draft recommendations document. (For example, grade 1 (1)(A))
You may submit your comments to TEA at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate “Science TEKS Streamlining” in the subject line.
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