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I wish they weren’t looking to tie this to race, gender or income: EVERY kid deserves access to these programs. And if it is tied to classrooms, where does that leave homeschooled kids?
This looks like another case of a good idea meets pandering politician.
I know that on the surface this should be seen as a positive move in education especially by those of us involved in STEM professions. My contention is that the reason that education is in the state it is in is due to the fact that these “top down” programs completely leave the student out of the education process. We have the opportunity to completely re-design the institutions of education. I don’t see these programs doing this.