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Victory for evolution in Texas

Pop the champagne corks. The Texas Board of Education has unanimously come down on the side of evolution. In an 8-0 vote, the board today approved scientifically accurate high school biology textbook supplements from established mainstream publishers--and did not approve the creationist-backed supplements from International Databases, LLC."This is a huge victory for Texas students and teachers," said Josh Rosenau, NCSE programs and policy director, who testified at the hearings this week. In his testimony, Rosenau urged the board to approve the supplements--recommended by a review panel largely composed of scientists and science educators--without amendments, and to reject International Database's creationist submission.
The board did just that, and asked for only minimal changes to the appro
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Added: Jul-22-2011 Occurred On: Jul-22-2011
By: GeorgeBush
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Politics
Tags: Texas, Evolution, Schools
Location: Texas, United States (load item map)
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