U.S. students lag behind those of many other countries in science and engineering proficiency, so naturally the American education system is compensating by denying established modern science. Professional educators have developed and agreed on standards of science education, but the fundamentalist Tea Party parents running school boards denounce them as anti-Christian Big Gummint brainwashing of innocent American kids.
“Creationists Once Again Threaten to Make a Mockery of Texas Science Education,” Phil Plait, Slate
“Official Texas Review: “Creation Science” Should Be Incorporated Into Every Biology Textbook,” Josh Harkinson, Mother Jones
“Creationists Portray New Science Standards As ‘Big Government,’” Michael Schulson, Religion Dispatches
Think “Creationism” makes God happy? Consider this:
“Creationism museum employee struck by lightning on the job,” By Caroline Lee, UPI.com Blog
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Image: Anti-Evolution League, at the Scopes Trial, Dayton Tennessee, from Literary Digest, July 25, 1925
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