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Both parties recognize the Democrats' scam
Topic - Mary Frances Taymans
But Ms. Taymans said Tuesday that, "despite considerable efforts," the need for a science-literate America remains acute.
"Only about a third can reach this level in fourth grade, and as expectations ratchet upward in grades eight and 12, the proportion of students reaching proficient declines to just slightly over a fifth at 12th grade," she said.