A new report by researchers from Pennsylvania State University and the University of California, Irvine tracking 7,757 children from the start of kindergarten to the end of eighth grade provides a rare glimpse into the status of America’s youngest students science knowledge.

Findings suggest that policymakers need to ensure access to high-quality, early learning experiences in science in pre-schools, and elementary schools. Waiting to address science achievement gaps in middle or high school is probably too late.

Read more at The Atlantic


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