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High school biology teachers reluctant to endorse evolution in class

The majority of public high school biology teachers are not strong classroom advocates of evolutionary biology, despite 40 years of court cases that have ruled teaching creationism or intelligent desi... read more

Teachers Back Away From Evolution In Class

The study, done at Penn State University, polled 926 high school biology teachers from around the country. It found that a large majority are reluctant to address ... Berkman says. A class covering ev... read more

The Bible v. the Constitution

Advertisement Another email was sent by Bossier High School assistant principal Doug Scott to Michael Stacy, a biology teacher at that school. “I enjoyed the visit to your class today as you discussed ... read more

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Intelligent Design in Pennsylvania Schools

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Strong Debate On Both Sides Over Bill Requiring Dissection Option In Schools

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Kansans, Evolution Coexist Tenuously : Schools: Many disbelievers don't object if subject, dropped from courses, is taught.

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Textbook Adoptions Pose Risks

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Defending Darwin

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Unprecedented Attack On Evolution ‘Indoctrination’ Mounted In Missouri

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Is B.C. brave enough to follow Quebec’s world religions curriculum?

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Lawmakers' push for 'religious liberties' in schools sparks debate

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Study: High School Biology Teachers Reluctant to Endorse Evolution in Class

UNIVERSITY PARK – The majority of public high school biology teachers are not strong classroom advocates of evolutionary biology, despite 40 years of court cases that have ruled teaching creationism o... read more



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