Creationism on the rise in Texas?

Publication: msnbc.com   Date: April 27, 2011   View Article

Everything is bigger in Texas, the saying goes, which is why advocates for science education are concerned about proposed supplemental, web-based instructional materials for biology courses that appear to promote creationist arguments.

“This gets a foot in the door,” Joshua Rosenau, the programs and policy director of the National Center for Science Education, told me today. “In general, Texas is a concern with textbook issues because they buy so many textbooks. A publisher who was planning on being able to sell in Texas and then can’t is in real trouble.”

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