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Why An Educator Is Worried Common Standards Might Squeeze Out Science

Florida State University physics professor Paul Cottle said Florida can't overlook science standards.

State leaders should not overlook improving science lessons while schools prepare for new English, literacy and math standards, according to a Florida State University physics professor. Paul Cottle said the state is unlikely to bolster science standards if schools are struggling with the Common Core State Standards scheduled to take effect in the fall of [...]

Science Education Group Seeking Florida Support For New Standards

Advocates for new science standards are asking Florida supporters to speak up.

Advocates for new science standards are urging Florida residents to voice their support. The concept for the science standards is separate, but similar to that of the math and English language arts standards which comprise the Common Core. Florida, 44 other states and the District of Columbia have fully adopted the Common Core standards. The [...]

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