AUSTIN – In a major defeat for social conservatives, a sharply divided State Board of Education voted Thursday to abandon a longtime state requirement that high school science teachers cover what some critics consider to be “weaknesses” in the theory of evolution.

via Texas Board of Education votes against teaching evolution weaknesses | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Latest News.

Rationality won in this decision.  I am somewhat surprised, concerning the number of creationist IDiots on the board, but in the end they chose to stick with science and reality.  Good for you Texas!

Advertisements