Teaching Evolution

A blog devoted to teaching evolution, both in our schools and in our communities.

Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Good News from Maryland

School officials in rural northeastern Maryland yesterday unanimously voted to approve an updated high school textbook that emphasizes the significance of Charles Darwin. Debate arose in December when a school board member asked why the text did not give more weight to critics of evolutionary theory. The Washington Post reports that Superintendent Carl D. Roberts said the district's curriculum would be guided by state academic standards and by consensus views of leading scientific organizations.

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