In Texas, a Skirmish over Evolution in Schools

The director of the science curriculum in Texas resigned last month after circulating an email about an upcoming talk on the conflict over evolution and creationism in classrooms. Her supervisor says that forwarding the email implies agency endorsement of the speaker's position on the issue and that the agency must remain neutral.

Guest:

Christine Castillo Comer, former director of science at the Texas Education Agency

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

Support comes from: