'Evolution' deleted from Kentucky school guidelines

Frederick W. Schueler bckcdb at ISTAR.CA
Wed Oct 6 20:05:34 CDT 1999

Peter Rauch wrote:
>    (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

* isn't the appropriate replacement "descent with modification by
natural selection?"

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