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“Who Gets to Decide What Is Science?”

Brandon Haught

in Going Ape: Florida's Battles over Evolution in the Classroom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049434
eISBN:
9780813050409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049434.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The fight over the new state science standards spilled over from the State Board of Education into the State Legislature in 2008 as bills requiring “academic freedom” were filed. Lengthy debates ... More


“There Are Razor Blades in That Apple”

Brandon Haught

in Going Ape: Florida's Battles over Evolution in the Classroom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049434
eISBN:
9780813050409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049434.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Covering the late 1990s through 2006, chapter 8 starts by focusing on attempts in Lee County to create Bible classes in public schools that would also teach creationist concepts. Manatee County again ... More


“Standing Up for the Little Guy”

Brandon Haught

in Going Ape: Florida's Battles over Evolution in the Classroom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049434
eISBN:
9780813050409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049434.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Chapter 11 traces to the present day the continuing, though less vociferous, controversy over the teaching of evolution in Florida classrooms. In 2008, a guest speaker to a Darwin Day event––Darwin ... More


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