Live Blogging State Bd of Ed Meeting; Science Censorship v. Evolution
Grade 5 science materials approved. Grade 6 science materials approved. Grade 7 science materials approved. Grade 8 science materials approved. High School: Chemisty publisher gets requirement to change errors before it can go into classroom
High School Physics: approves commissioners recommendations.
High School Integrated Physics and Chemistry: approved.
Now to … Biology: Holt publisher, motion to correct the errors. Adaptive Curriculum-Lowe wants error corrected with Haeckel’s embyro to be removed.
16 binders of errors for supplemental science materials submitted by publishers.
SBOE science testifier says Intelligent Design leads to “Christian Taliban.” Wow, real extremists here that bow at altar of evolution #sboe
SBOE member Craig reminding testifier that International Database curriculum is not on the approved list, eligible for a vote.#sboe #txlege
ACLU is for censorship? Seems like it.SBOE member Clayton pins them down. ACLU hasn’t read TEKS. Bradley and Garza pile on. #txlege #sboe
ACLU basically says the SBOE will be sued (by them?) if they cross some magical line in adopting science materials. #txlege #sboe
SBOE hearing turns from attack of creationism (that’s not even n materials), to evolutionists defending theory from criticism. Nice. #sboe
One after one, scientists testifying about their concern for the errors in the science materials submitted to the SBOE. #sboe #txlege
Picture of 16 binders of errors found in science materials submitted to TX SBOE, to send to classroom.
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