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Dispute over Top Homeschool Texts Dismissing Darwin, Evolution

Biology books by Apologia and Bob Jones University Press, two top homeschool curriculum textbooks dismiss the popular Darwin theory of Evolution to homeschool students causing college professors, homeschooling mothers, and many others to become appalled and speak up. Specifically, one AP reporter wrote about a secular homeschooling mom’s “outrage” who thought her 10-year-old daughter was going to “have a coronary” when she encountered passages in her biology textbook which disputed Darwin’s theory of evolution. 

Many professors such as Professor Jerry Coyne who runs the blog WhyEvolutionIsTrue.com and Professor Porter, the director of the Darwin Correspondence Project at Cambridge University, believe that the government should ban the textbook. “If this is the way kids are home-schooled then they’re being shortchanged, both rationally and in terms of biology,” Coyne said. He argued that the books may steer students away from careers in biology or the study of the history of the earth.

 “So should the government ban them or censor them, said Rob Shearer Director of the Francis Schaeffer Study Center. Ah, tolerance – extended by the liberal main-stream media to every imaginable political, religious, or sexually deviant interest group, except conservative Christians. America, what a country!”

Or should parents of homeschooled children have the right to have a textbook that only focuses on Christian beliefs rather than scientific beliefs?  Should parents make sure they teach both so that kids are prepared for the reality they face when they take Science classes in college? Read the rest of this entry »

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