New Report Examines Science Education in California Elementary Schools

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(Courtesy of Big Apple Education)

A new research report, “High Hopes – Few Opportunities: The Status of Science Education in California Elementary Schools”, will be released for publication and broadcast on Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Sacramento, CA (October 21, 2011) – A new research report, “High Hopes – Few Opportunities: The Status of Science Education in California Elementary Schools”, will be released for publication and broadcast on Tuesday, October 25, 2011.

The research shows that while educators strongly believe that science education is important, children in California’s elementary schools rarely have the opportunity to engage in high-quality science learning opportunities.The report presents detailed findings on science education in California’s elementary schools, including the quality of science education, the impact of the state’s accountability system on time for teaching science, and the availability of professional development and infrastructure supports needed for quality science education. The research directly contrasts

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