Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Senate panel: No penalty for teaching creationism

The war by the ignorant against reason continues to rage unabated...

TALLAHASSEE — Public school science teachers who want to include creationism or intelligent design in their lesson plan could not be punished by principals or school districts under a bill approved Tuesday by a Florida Senate committee.

The bill (SB 2692) was a response to a decision from the State Board of Education in January to require, for the first time in state history, that students learn about evolution in public schools.

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