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Wesley R. Elsberry

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(Permalink) Posted: Aug. 06 2004,23:54   

I Think We're in Kansas Again, Toto

The balance of power has shifted again in Kansas, as Jack Krebs reported earlier here that it might. Kathy Martin, a conservative advocate of teaching creationism in science classes, defeated Bruce Wyatt, a moderate proponent of teaching science in science classes, shifting the board from a 5-5 split to a simple 6-4 conservative majority. Expect revisions to the state science standards in 2005 to "de-emphasize" evolution again. Whether the board will go so far as to insert "creationism" brazenly by name remains to be seen.

See these news reports:

"You can't teach an old dogma new tricks." - Dorothy Parker

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