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Kansas Raises Its Educational Bar: Other States Expected to Follow

Original post made by Frank Baum, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Feb 20, 2013

With the Kansas State Board of Education preparing to vote on new science standards this year, the House Education Committee has introduced a bill asking schools to include evidence against climate change in science classes.

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Posted by I hope...
a resident of Bordeaux Estates
on Feb 21, 2013 at 8:41 pm

I hope we include global warming in our Science standards. I saw an interview with the Japanese Prime Minister last year and he laughed hysterically when a reporter asked him if he believed in global warming. His response was something such as "This is a dead issue in Japan. We look at Science and Science says it is fact". Web Link

Americans are so selfish. Can't get rid of their goodies for the better of the planet.


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Posted by Koch Brother
a resident of another community
on Feb 22, 2013 at 2:13 pm

Teach the controversy -- at least until the tide comes in.


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Posted by Frank Baum
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 22, 2013 at 2:19 pm

... and pay no attention to those once-in-a-century storms and droughts and floods and fires that are now occurring about once a year. And please, please, why can't we elevate Fox news commentators and paid off 'analysts' onto the same plane as science in order to legitimize the controversy? Who cares what science says, Eddie Rigglesford in Maine says otherwise.


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Posted by Neil
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 22, 2013 at 9:51 pm

"The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it." Neil deGrasse Tyson