Science offices at OSPI provide guidance for the development and implementation of Washington learning standards and oversee assessments required by federal and state laws and regulations.
What's New in Science
A Vision for Formative Assessment – this resource provides possible actions and practices to implement formative assessment scenarios.
The state's K-12 Science Learning Standards describe what students should know and be able to do at each grade band.
Assessments are designed to help districts, schools, teachers, parents, and students determine the level of proficiency of a student's understanding of the science learning standards.
What's new in Science, Assessment: