Science Reduced in Kansas Elementary Schools

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Science Reduced in Kansas Elementary Schools

Post by Austin Harper » Thu Nov 15, 2012 7:02 pm

This is disheartening.
The Wichita Eagle wrote:Science Reduced in Kansas Elementary Schools

Elementary schools in Kansas and four surrounding states have drastically reduced or even eliminated instruction in science because teachers feel pressured to improve performance in math and reading, according to a survey conducted by a Kansas school superintendent.
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As many as one in five elementary teachers in the states are reporting science grades on student report cards, even though they don't teach the subject or test pupils in it, The Lawrence Journal-World reported. The teachers said pressure to increase performance on reading and math tests prompted them reduce class time for science.
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Re: Science Reduced in Kansas Elementary Schools

Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Thu Nov 15, 2012 8:52 pm

I think the curriculum there is perfectly fine for the 1850s.
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