Update on Textbook Stickering Case

A while back, I mentioned the case against a Georgia school district over textbook stickers discrediting evolution as “theory, not fact”. The judge has found against the school district, ordering them to remove the stickers. Says the judge:While evolution is subject to criticism, particularly with respect to the mechanism by which it occurred, the sticker misleads students regarding the significance and value of evolution in the scientific community.

Score one for science, although it looks to be a bit of a pyrrhic victory — 2000 families complained about evolution being in the textbooks, and only 6 against. I can’t imagine the district’s biology teachers successfully meeting this kind of resistance. At least now they have the law back on their side…

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