While discussions of science standards are often couched in bureaucratic-sounding language, the impact of these policies can be profound.
Recently, there has been fuss over a working group meeting addressing the state’s evolution standards.
The LSEA gave teachers freedom to teach about both the scientific strengths and weaknesses of evolutionary theory.
It’s always encouraging when this happens. The problem is, it happens all too rarely.
The Utah Board of Education last week began the state’s science standards review process.