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Document Number: 10200

Untapped Potential: The Status of Middle School Science Education in California - This report summarizes new research that examines the status of science education in California’s middle school classrooms. The authors found that the state’s middle school students do not have the opportunities they need to participate in high-quality science learning experiences, because the conditions that would support such learning are rarely in place. However, the authors assert that California’s middle schools are, in many ways, well positioned to offer science instruction. (The Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning at WestEd., April 2012) ...

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