Florida Citizens for Science vice president Jonathan Smith keeps up the pressure on our state to put a priority on science education. Will we ever get anywhere?
The importance of science has been at the forefront of discussions on education. Both Gov. Rick Scott and new state Education Commissioner Tony Bennett have emphasized Florida’s need for improvement in this area.
They claim that providing a top-class science education for K-12 students has to be one of the state’s top priorities. Yet this is clearly not the case.