Florida State University professor Paul Cottle is working his rear end off on behalf of improving science education here in Florida. He has a new My View article printed today in the Tallahassee Democrat. Paul says that HB61 currently filed in advance of the next legislative session is just too weak.
Florida House Republican and speaker hopeful Erik Fresen of Miami has filed a bill for next spring’s legislative session that is being touted as a way to raise standards for high-school graduation. But in science, Fresen’s bill would leave Florida behind Georgia, Alabama and even Mississippi.