October 26 | Los Angeles Times

By Joy Resmovits

California has produced some of America’s most celebrated innovators, but its students test below the national average in science, according to a new federal report.

The state’s results on a science test that is periodically administered nationwide also compared poorly with those of most other states — though averages for most states’ public school students were somewhere in the vicinity of half of the test’s top score of 300 points.

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