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California must prioritize science education to stay competitive

September 8, 2022

Via: EdSource

Living through a global pandemic while facing the consequences of climate change has underscored the need for science literacy. What’s more, robust and equitable science education is not only essential to a fully functioning democracy, it is crucial for preparing our future workforce and paving the way to well-paying employment. However, science has long been a low priority in California K–12 schools, and the Covid pandemic has disrupted efforts to ensure that all students receive a quality science education.

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