science education

Teacher: Too Many Politicians Have Too Little Experience With Education

President Barack Obama has been vocalizing his stance on education quite a bit recently—between his inaugural address and his State of the Union address—but those in the schools have noticed how public officials continue to fail to understand what really goes on in the classroom.

Between standardized testing and the No Child Left Behind law, some say that U.S. education policy has done nothing but make teaching more difficult.

Host Jamila Bey spoke with Dr. Anthony Nelson, a high school science teacher from near Chicago, to discuss what can be done to address these shortfalls.



New Book Details the State of Science Education in US

A new book by theoretical physicist, Dr. Lawrence Krauss, details the pitfalls of science education in the United States and where the country needs to go policy-wise to improve the system.

Jamila Bey spoke with Dr. Krauss to discuss his book, “A Universe From Nothing,” the state of science in the country and his wishes for science education and policy.

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