Science Education in the US is Startlingly Bad
The apparently sagging quality of the American education system is a topic of much debate. Most of us are aware that our place as one of the world's preeminent educators is slipping -- but the decline is especially sharp in the subjects of math and science. Miller-McCune has a piece on why this may be. It contains nuggets like this: "Only 28 percent of teachers consistently present the evidence for evolution as a unifying theme in biology, as the National Research Council recommends". Wooops.
Read the whole piece over at Miller-McCune.