Kansas Weighs Alternates to Teaching Evolution

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Hearings in Topeka Thursday will raise new questions about how the theory of evolution should be taught in the state's schools. Advocates of intelligent design propose new education guidelines to encourage teachers and students to consider other viewpoints.

Correction March 20, 2008

This report mistakenly said that evolution is a way of explaining how life began. Darwin's theory explains how the diversity of different life forms came to be but does not address the origin of life.



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