Why we need more scientists in politics, part 1
An unending series, I expect, leads off with Oklahoma’s elected officials demonstrating a fear of science within science standards….
- The Oklahoma Science Teachers Association blog post on the hearing
- Ars Technica article that has some nice quotes gleaned from the audio recording of the hearing
I’m sure you can find others… When legislators start by supposing how standards can be bent into an “agenda-driven curriculum”, you kind of wonder if they think education standards should be agenda driven, but their agenda needs to be in the driver’s seat…