Archives for March 12, 2010
It’s a poll. hat tip: Jafsica
After three days of turbulent meetings, the Texas Board of Education on Friday approved a social studies curriculum that will put a conservative stamp on history and economics textbooks, stressing the superiority of American capitalism, questioning the Founding Fathers’ commitment to a purely secular government and presenting Republican political philosophies in a more positive light.…
A current study in Science from the Tokyo Institute of Technology seems to demonstrate how Thalidomide causes birth defects. Here’s the abstract from the paper:
Fundamentalist Christian dentist promotes drastic curriculum change. Click here then click “Texas Textbook Controversy part way down the middle column.