Fla. School Board Rejects Creationism On Close Vote.

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A Florida county school district came one vote short of adopting a policy of teaching creationism in public school science classes.

After five county residents complained that there weren't "alternative" theories to evolution in two science textbooks, the Martin County School District put the matter up for a vote. District officials voted 3-2 in favor of keeping the textbooks as is. Before the vote, school officials testified that the textbooks adhered to state guidelines since evolution was presented as a...

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