Wired: Evolution Wins as Creationists (Accidentally) Switch Sides in Florida

On the Wired blog, Brandon Keim reports:

The Florida Board of Education officially upheld evolution yesterday.

The board didn’t quite mean to do that, of course. In a 4-3 vote, the Board accepted a proposed curriculum that replaced all references to evolution with the phrase “the scientific theory of evolution.” In so doing, the board inadvertently made evolution central to public school science education, and also, almost incidentally, mandated education on just what constitutes a “scientific theory.”

Read the full report at http://blog.wired.com/wiredscience/2008/02/evolution-wins.html

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