SBOE Gives OK to Science Supplements

Update, 11:20 a.m.

After a battle appeared to be brewing between the board's left and right factions on contested language on evolution in one publisher's biology lessons, members found a compromise: Let the education commissioner decide.

Earlier this morning, the Texas Freedom Network circulated a letter signed by five members of the biology curriculum panel — educators from around the state — challenging the report that came from the SBOE panel, saying they "do not agree that the claims listed are errors" and that they derive from "overtly creationist literature and arguments."

And moderate members came prepared this ...

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