Evolution Takes a Back Seat in U.S. Classes
"Dr. John Frandsen, a retired zoologist, was at a dinner for teachers
in Birmingham, Ala., recently when he met a young woman who had just
begun work as a biology teacher in a small school district in the
state. Their conversation turned to evolution.
"She confided that she simply ignored evolution because she knew she'd
get in trouble with the principal if word got about that she was
teaching it," he recalled. "She told me other teachers were doing the