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← Would you Adam and Eve it? Quarter of science teachers would teach creationism (Response by Dawkins and Jones)

rod-the-farmer's Avatar Jump to comment 12 by rod-the-farmer

I suppose the next question is, what to do with those 29 % of teachers ? Identify them, and send them for remedial training ? Drill down the statistics a bit to see if they were mostly from faith-based schools, and therefore a good reason to insist that science in those schools be taught by a NON-faith-based person ? If those schools refuse, close them down. We need a plan of action. Or at least, the UK does. I suspect in Canada the number is lower, but maybe not by much. I thought of myself as too old to go back to school to get a teaching certificate, but maybe I might have to, just to do my bit to help straighten this mess out. Gadzooks, and this is 2009, almost.

Tue, 23 Dec 2008 12:39:00 UTC | #291179