Researchers found that only 10 percent of California’s public elementary schools receive high-quality science-based education, according to a study released Tuesday, the Daily Californian reports. The study found that the state’s public elementary schools neglect the sciences in their attempts to improve scores on statewide testing, which focuses on mathematics and English. Conducted by the Lawrence Hall of Science at UC Berkeley and SRI International, the report was a combination of case studies of multiple elementary schools across the state and surveys conducted with principals, teachers and district administrators…

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