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Tag: board of education

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West Virginia Adjusts Science Standards, Adds Theory Of Intelligent Coal (Updated)

So here is some not-yet-the-worst-news news: After getting caught rewriting the state's science education standards to include misinformation on climate change, the West Virginia Board of Education now says it will reconsider the changes. Members of the...
As far as we can tell, this guy is completely serious.

Texas Gets The Moses-Wrote-The-Constitution Textbooks It Deserves

You may recall that back in September, we told you about some of the fascinating textbooks being written to conform to Texas's cool new history standards, which the conservative Fordham Institute called "a confusing, unteachable hodgepodge." The textbooks had...

Nice Time: Kentucky Approves New Science Standards That Include Actual Science

In a rational world, it wouldn't really be news that the Kentucky Board of Education approved new science standards for the state's public schools -- it would be a small note somewhere, and a disgruntled teuthologist might write an...

Ohio Gov Appoints Lying Jock With No College Degree To Board Of Ed, For ‘Diversification’

If you were a governor, would you ever appoint someone to a state board, just because of his or her race? Of course not, that would be racism, even if that person's race has been historically underrepresented on that...