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Louisiana School Board Adopts Policy Protecting Teachers’ Academic Freedom Rights When Teaching Evolution

Episode
67
Guest
Robert Crowther
Duration
00:04:55
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On this episode of ID The Future we report on the Ouachita Parish School District in Louisiana taking the moderate step of adopting a policy that specifically protects the rights of teachers to teach about evolution objectively. The policy, “Resolution on Teacher Academic Freedom to Teach Scientific Evidence Regarding Controversial Scientific Subject” states in part that “teachers shall be permitted to help students understand, analyze, critique and review in an objective manner the scientific strengths and weaknesses of existing scientific theories pertinent to the course being taught.”

Yet there are those who don’t think teachers should have the right to teach about sceintific evidence regarding controversial scientific subjects.

For more information on the Ouachita policy visit Evolution News & Views.

Robert Crowther

Robert Crowther holds a BA in Journalism with an emphasis in public affairs and 20 years experience as a journalist, publisher, and brand marketing and media relations specialist. From 1994-2000 he was the Director of Public and Media Relations for Discovery Institute overseeing most aspects of communications for each of the Institute's major programs. In addition to handling public and media relations he managed the Institute's first three books to press, Justice Matters by Roberta Katz, Speaking of George Gilder edited by Frank Gregorsky, and The End of Money by Richard Rahn.
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