TITLE

FYI: Threats Remain for Evolution Education

AUTHOR(S)
Gropp, Robert E.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
BioScience;Jan2008, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article considers the challenges of teaching the concept of evolution in the U.S. Intelligent design and creationism (IDC) proponents suffered a legal defeat when a federal judge ruled that intelligent design is no different from religious belief in creationism and has no place in the science classroom. Nationally, Congress and the executive branch have moved with alacrity to enact legislation intended to stimulate innovation and enhance science education through teacher training and improved instruction. Governors, working through the National Governors Association, have launched Innovation America, a plan that recognizes the important role states play in training skilled and scientific workforces.
ACCESSION #
28754553

 

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