Om de konservativa i Florida lyckas få igenom att skapelseundervisning skall ingå i läroplanen, finns det risk för en dominoeffekt i Texas och kanske andra stater:"We're concerned that we not impose state standards that prevent an open dialogue concerning other theories," said David Buckles, superintendent of schools in Putnam County, which is also considering opposing the new curriculum. "Did life begin in ice? Or was it the Genesis version? Or intelligent design? We want the pros and cons of all of it."
Så det skall bli spännande att se hur det går i nästa vecka.Watchdogs say the stakes are high in the pending vote. If Florida backpedals from evolution, Texas may follow suit. Texas is scheduled to update its own science standards this year. In November, an education official was fired for mentioning a pro-evolution lecture. Along with California, Florida and Texas are the largest purchasers of textbooks in the nation.
"Texas buys about 10 percent of all K-12 textbooks, and Florida buys another 8 percent," said Lawrence Lerner, a science-curriculum expert at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, an education watchdog. "If they want creationism in their textbooks, Wyoming may not have a choice."
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