'Evolution' deleted from Kentucky school guidelines

Peter Rauch anamaria at GRINNELL.BERKELEY.EDU
Wed Oct 6 10:44:34 CDT 1999

More of same. Next state will be [fill in the blank].
Peter R

Linkname: 'Evolution' deleted from Kentucky school guidelines
URL: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/news/archive/1999/10/06/national0702EDT0553.DTL

   'Evolution' deleted from Kentucky school guidelines
     Wednesday, October 6, 1999 Breaking News Sections

   (10-06) 04:02 PDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- The word ''evolution'' has
   been deleted from guidelines of what Kentucky public school students
   should know and be tested on, the latest blow to a topic many
   scientists consider a cornerstone of biology.

   State Education Department officials substituted ``change over time''
   for evolution during a last-minute editing session, said Associate
   Education Commissioner Linda Houghton, who oversees the department's
   curriculum work.
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