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Strengthening Science Education

The Power of More Time to Deepen Inquiry and Engagement

Author: Kathleen Traphagen

Released in November 2011, Strengthening Science Education: The Power of More Time to Deepen Inquiry and Engagement. As this report illustrates, improving U.S. student achievement in science requires a more in-depth, multi-layered approach to science instruction that, in turn, requires more time in the school calendar, particularly for high-poverty students.