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Vote Reignites Debate Over Teaching Evolution and Creationism in Texas Schools

On Wednesday (Feb. 1, 2017), the Texas Board of Education held a preliminary vote on science standards, which some worry could make room for the teaching of creationism in science classrooms. We learn more from Texas Tribune reporter Aliyya Swaby, and then discuss famous court battles over evolution and creationism with Josh Blackman from South […]

School Bus Education Illustration - MHagertyOn Wednesday (Feb. 1, 2017), the Texas Board of Education held a preliminary vote on science standards, which some worry could make room for the teaching of creationism in science classrooms.

We learn more from Texas Tribune reporter Aliyya Swaby, and then discuss famous court battles over evolution and creationism with Josh Blackman from South Texas College of Law Houston.

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