Texas Board To Vote on Requiring Coverage of Evolution in Textbooks

Rothman, Robert
February 1989
Education Week;2/22/1989, Vol. 8 Issue 22, p7
The article reports that the Texas Board of Education is considering guidelines for the inclusion of the study of evolution in biology textbooks thru the school board's voting. The rules would require publishers to include coverage of the topic in biology textbooks and would affect the 1991 and 1992 school year. If adopted, the rules would mark the second victory for science teachers and civil libertarians pressing for clear policies in teaching evolution, next to California Board of Education.


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