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Teaching Evolution Battle Boils Over During Late-Night Education Meeting

The long-simmering battle over teaching evolution in Texas boiled over at a late-night meeting, as the Board of Education extended preliminary approval of new science books for use in classrooms across the state but held up one biology text because of alleged factual errors.


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Just The Facts: The Pros & Cons Of Homeschooling

Over 1.5 million children are homeschooled by their parents in the U.S.


The incumbent Chair of the Texas Board of Education assured state Democrats that Darwin's Theory of Evolution would be the only thing taught in the state's science classrooms. (Photo by Brandon Thibodeaux/Getty Images)

Texas Board Of Education Chair Vows That Only Evolution Will Be Taught In Science Classes

The head of the Texas Board of Education assured state Senate Democrats that only Darwin’s Theory of Evolution will be taught in science classes throughout the state.


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Creationists Slam Dr. Pepper’s ‘Evolution Of Flavor’ Ad

Marketing masterminds behind the latest Dr. Pepper advertisement may have had the best of intentions in mind when they posted a picture of the ad on the soft drink’s Facebook fan page last night. What the image instead inspired was a backlash from the creationist community.