The maintenance of intellectually sound K-12 science standards involves the work of people at many levels – scientists, educators, school board members, and the general public. I have been privileged to work with numerous great people over the years here in Arizona on just this issue, one such individual being Steve Rissing who is now at Ohio State University. Steve continues to fight the good fight, and if you are in Ohio, you too can help him and the people at Ohio Citizens for Science.
If you’re in Ohio, please read this post by Ed Brayton and act on it. As Ed notes, school board elections in that state are non-partisan, and if you support good science education no matter what your party affiliation, please support Tom Sawyer in his run for state board of education.