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Why Evolution Is Taught in North Carolina Schools
Eugenie C. Scott, Ph.D.
January 29, 2009
University of North Carolina
The North Carolina science education standards have received high marks from national evaluators. They require the teaching of what scientists and teachers consider important for students to learn, including evolution. Why do scientists and teachers feel so strongly that evolution should be part of the curriculum? And why do some parents object to their children learning it?
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