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  1. I am not an educator but have worked with several physicists who bemoan the poor state of physics curriculums in American secondary schools. E.g, there are recent papers by professional educators which essentially argue *against* teaching a modern atomic model in high school. See "Why we should teach the Bohr model and how to teach it effectively" (McKagan, 2007): http://arxiv.org/abs/0707.1541 I have likewise seen many secondary school science educators espouse various objections to teaching modern physics, including it's too hard, students will get confused, not enough time, student mat
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