12 May '11, 5pm

Darn you liberal teachers who“skew” lessons towards scientific facts! We demand “politically balanced” science!

Darn you liberal teachers who“skew” lessons towards scientific facts! We demand “politically balanced” science!

Before Los Alamitos High School science teachers can tackle topics such as global warming, they will have to demonstrate to the school board that the course is politically balanced…. Concerned that “liberal” faculty members could skew lessons on global warming, the board of education unanimously voted to make teachers give an annual presentation on how they’re teaching the class…. Although there is a consensus among scientists, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, that global climate change exists, the board of education said the topic is controversial enough to require a change in the district’s policy…. “We define a topic to be controversial if it has more than one widely held view,” said Assistant Superintendent Sherry Kropp,

Full article: http://climateprogress.org/2011/05/12/school-board-global...

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