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'Stealth creationism bill' may be dead for this Legislative session

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; A proposal opponents call a ?stealth creationism bill? failed to pass the Louisiana Senate Tuesday, June 21, potentially killing it for the session. HB580 by Rep. Frank Hoffmann, R-West Monroe, would allow public school boards in Louisiana to purchase textbooks ...

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'Stealth creationism bill' may be dead for this Legislative session

A proposal opponents call a ?stealth creationism bill? failed to pass the Louisiana Senate Tuesday, June 21, potentially killing it for the session. HB580 by Rep. Frank Hoffmann, R-West Monroe, would allow public school boards in Louisiana to purchase textbooks that have not been approved by the state Department of Education?s (DOE) Textbook Adoption Committee, which is required under current law. The DOE and the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) are charged with making sure all textbooks used in public schools address basic Grade-Level Expectations (GLEs), which are covered on standardized tests.? [ Read more ]

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