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Eliminating second-year science mandate is fast fix with long-term damage

By Rick Pomeroy in Thoughts on Public Education

Rick Pomeroy, lecturer/supervisor for the science teaching credential program in the School of Education and president of the California Science Teachers Association, wrote this piece on Governor Brown’s proposal to end the mandate that requires a second year of science for high school graduation. “As a way to fix a dysfunctional budget process, this makes absolutely no sense,” writes Pomeroy.

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