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Gradebook podcast: Can science and religious expression coexist in Florida public schools?

Brandon Haught of Florida Citizens for Science worries that the religion expression bill could have a "chilling effect" on science teachers.

[WILL VRAGOVIC | Times]

Brandon Haught of Florida Citizens for Science worries that the religion expression bill could have a "chilling effect" on science teachers.

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For more than a decade, Florida Citizens for Science has worked to ensure public education remains true to scientific teachings. The group has spent time working on state standards, and has pushed back against legislation that might undercut its views. Reporter Jeff Solochek spoke Friday with the group's blogger, science teacher Brandon Haught, about the bills the organization is keeping an eye on in 2017 session. One is the religious expression bill, which will be heard today at 2 p.m. before the Senate Judiciary and House PreK-12 Quality committees.

[Last modified: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 11:18am]

    

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