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Oklahoma Is Trying To Undermine Science In Classrooms (Again)

By Lydia O’Connor

A bill that could undermine science education in schools is moving through Oklahoma’s legislature ― again.

If the Oklahoma Science Education Act, which allows the state’s public school teachers to challenge scientific facts during classroom instruction, sounds familiar, that’s because it’s the seventh year in a row Sen. Josh Brecheen (R) has introduced some iteration of this bill.

The bill passed Thursday in the the House General Government Oversight and Accountability Committee after the House Common Education Committee declined to hear it. The bill, which already passed in the state’s Senate 34-10 last month, will proceed …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green