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Science versus Creationism in Australia’s Schools

December 03, 2012  |  permalink


The debate over science education in Australia’s state schools is heating up. It appears that in some state schools, creationism is entering the science curriculum. Link to details here.
Note the comments of Queensland Teachers’ Union president Kevin Bates at around the 18 minute mark, in which he refers to creationism as an ‘alternative theory’ while injecting the word ‘balance’.

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The Good News Club: The Christian Right’s Stealth Assault on America’s Children

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