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'Intelligent Design' Rivals Evolution in Ohio High Schools

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'Intelligent Design' Rivals Evolution in Ohio High Schools

'Intelligent Design' Rivals Evolution in Ohio High Schools

'Intelligent Design' Rivals Evolution in Ohio High Schools

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NPR's Janet Babin reports on the recent decision by the Ohio school board to approve a new high school course that challenges the theory of evolution. Proponents of "intelligent design" call the curriculum a compromise between creationism and the theory of evolution, but many mainstream scientists and civil rights advocates say the course is misguided.