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Re: Kansas's dilemma

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wduncan (wduncan)
Fri, 13 Aug 1999 17:34:10 -0500

Many of us wonder how many of those who voted read anything at all.
The state board is elected by districts. And this is a conservative,
republican state.
Except for my little democrat corner, up here in KC. So few people bother to
take much interest in the state school board, that it's not difficult for one
to get a foothold. I'll just keep teaching about Buddhism in my classroom,
nobody seems to notice.
Woody in KC

Betty Bowen wrote:

> I heard about the Kansas / evolution issue on the way home from my
> agriculture job, and one of my first thoughts (besides assuming Oklahoma
> will be next) was - that's sure going to make animal husbandry a little
> tricky! (not to mention Geology) and even art history! The creationists'
> time-line of history is so short. What is the best procedure when you're
> teaching early Egypt and some kid announces "my mom says you can't say it's
> that old"?
> It made me wonder how many of the people who voted had actually read Darwin.
> They really picked some winners to be interviewed on NPR. Kansas deserves
> better.
> Betty


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