30 Nov '13, 12am

Will Science, Math and Texas Education Ever Get Along?

Will Science, Math and Texas Education Ever Get Along?

Texas, dear God, what are you doing? Far be it for me to tell you how to run your schools (not that that will stop me), but what is happening? I’ve read two very disturbing things in the past week regarding your curriculum, and we need to talk about it. First: evolution (or should I say EVILution, am I right?). Look, this was cute for a while, but it’s time to put on your adult trousers and get with the program. For those not in the know, let me fill you in. Last week the Texas state board of education preliminarily approved a slate of new science textbooks. However, one subject got left behind. Which one? You guessed it: biology. Why? Because evolution is the work of the devil, or something. Who cares if some people continue to believe something in the face of all the evidence? Why should that matter? Surely they are in the fringes. Nope! You’d be wrong about that. In Tex...

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