School board in court over bid to teach intelligent design

Brumfiel, Geoff
September 2005
Nature;9/29/2005, Vol. 437 Issue 7059, p607
Academic Journal
Reports that a federal court in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has began hearings on whether intelligent design deserves an airing in high schools as a viable scientific theory. Suggestion that the theory seeks to bring creationism into the classroom; Right of a school district to require intelligent design to be mentioned in science classes; Assertion of Eugenie Scott, director of the National Center for Science Education, that the case is the most important legal situation for creation and evolution.


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