You start questioning your decision to dedicate your life to this school. WhatÂs next? Will the school board ask you to start teaching that gravity is merely a theory and that you have to balance that theory with the belief that gravity is GodÂs way of saying youÂve had too much tequila? Will the school board start telling history teachers that because some believe the Holocaudidn'tidnÂt happen, that theyÂll have to balance their instruction thusly? Will the school board demand that English teachers begin teaching kids that the plural of ÂyouÂ is ÂyouseÂ?
Wednesday, September 28, 2005
In my new favorite blog yorkblog.com, resident columnist Mike Argento examines the Intelligent Design trial going on in Harrisburg, PA. For those of you not following this debate, Dover School District in York, PA wants to incorporate the textbook "Of Pandas and Men" which refutes Darwin's theories on evolution. Argento discusses the testimony of a science teach who had to quit teaching due to the debate. If Intelligent Design is approved to be taught in public school science classes, Argento asks: