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Texas science curriculum director forced to resign because she believes in science
Posted: 11 December 2007 02:59 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 16 ]
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what is the reaction among US citizens to this, especially texans?

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Posted: 12 December 2007 09:17 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 17 ]
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SkiCarver - 11 December 2007 02:59 AM

what is the reaction among US citizens to this, especially texans?

Well, here’s at least something of a response:

Biology professors statewide react to science scandal
More than 100 college professors say state education officials shouldn’t have to take neutral stance on evolution.
By Laura Heinauer
AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF

Tuesday, December 11, 2007
More than 100 biology faculty members from universities across Texas signed a letter sent Monday to state Education Commissioner Robert Scott saying Texas Education Agency employees should not have to remain neutral on evolution.

The letter is in response to the departure of science curriculum director Chris Comer, who says she was forced to resign days after forwarding an e-mail that her superiors said made the agency appear biased against the idea that life is a result of intelligent design. ...

Read the entire article HERE.

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Posted: 12 December 2007 11:02 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 18 ]
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Comer, who said Monday that she is considering a defamation suit, added that the only time she was reprimanded recently was in February, after she attended a meeting of science educators without getting prior approval.

the science curriculum director is supposed to get approval for attending a meeting of science educators!  It seems to me that indicates a long-term campaign against her by the religious ideologues who run the TEA.

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