Evolution in schools

Megan megan at ucla.edu
Fri Aug 30 12:17:10 EST 1996


At 12:55 AM 8/30/96 GMT, Sarah L. Pallas wrote:
>In article <Pine.A32.3.91.960826141614.152220A-100000 at musca.unm.edu>
>Linnea Ista, lkista at UNM.EDU writes:
>>After a couple of weeks of 1.) Being out of town and 2.) catching up
>from 
>>being out of town, I discovered that the local school board here 
>>(Albuquerque, NM) has changed the rules so that evolution is no longer a 
>>required topic in the public school curriculum. The guidelines now state 
>
>Things have not really changed very much since the Scopes trial, have
>they?  This issue has been argued in state Supreme Courts numerous times,
>in each case teaching of creation "science" in science class was
>prohibited.  To my knowledge this has never been done in New Mexico to
>date.  PLEASE contact your local ACLU chapter or the national one, and
>People for the American Way.  
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Here are some URLs for these sites on the Web:
ACLU
http://www.aclu.org/index.html
People for the American Way
http://www.pfaw.org/
>Sarah Pallas, Ph.D.
>
>

Megan Igo
megan at ucla.edu




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