Critics: Bill would inject intelligent design into science instruction

The Florida House has voted along party lines to allow teachers to offer a "critical analysis" of evolution, a measure critics fear is a way of injecting conservative religious objections to the scientific theory into the curriculum. The legislation was unveiled not long after the state's board of education voted to adopt new standards for science education, including a requirement that students be instructed that evolution is a "fundamental concept" that undergirds all biology.

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