Thursday, December 6, 2007

St. Pete Times Article

Ron Matus of the St. Pete Times has uncovered some interesting views from many officials, including state board members:

"Besides Callaway, only one other board member, Roberto Martinez of Miami, has offered a clear position. He's in favor.

"I respect the people who have beliefs in creationism and intelligent design, but I do not believe it should be included as part of the science standards," he said.

Those ideas can be addressed in other parts of the curriculum, such as social studies, he said."

Another board member, Dr. Akshay Desai, wants to leave room to include ID:

Desai, a medical doctor, said he believes in Darwin's theory. But he also said he would not close the door on mention of creationism or intelligent design in the standards."

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I agree