Episode 104: Science standards approved after three years of rancor

Welcome to episode 104 of the Extra Credit podcast.

This week, the Senate Education Committee approved new K-12 public school science standards in full, potentially ending a contentious, three-year debate that generated national headlines.

Plus, in less than an hour legislative budget-writers set the public school budget — the state’s largest general expense — without any real debate. We’ll break down the highlights, and let you know which priorities. are set to get a funding boost next year.

Be sure to check back next week for another new episode of Extra Credit.

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