While discussions of science standards are often couched in bureaucratic-sounding language, the impact of these policies can be profound.
An initiative by a major biomimetics lab to prepare students for careers in STEM introduces them to biological coding.
A much better approach would be no religion in biology class, and more science.
New Mexico’s science standards review process has been all over the news in the past several weeks.
According to the New York Times, the NGSS will “combat widespread scientific ignorance” because they “take a firm stand that children must learn about evolution.”