but why limited to ‘Science’?
—to protect vested interests, that’s why.
In the following I detect the hand of Christ hard at work …
The legislation, which was signed by Gov. Rick Scott (R) this week and goes into effect Saturday, requires school boards to hire an “unbiased hearing officer” who will handle complaints about instructional materials, such as movies, textbooks and novels, that are used in local schools. Any parent or county resident can file a complaint, regardless of whether they have a student in the school system. If the hearing officer deems the challenge justified, he or she can require schools to remove the material in question.
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with ‘science’? Why not apply the Law equally to ALL subjects? Why not apply it to all forms of ‘educating’: home-schooling, private schools, colleges, religious ‘schools’, correspondence~?
The statute includes general guidelines about what counts as grounds for removal: belief that the material is “pornographic” or “is not suited to student needs and their ability to comprehend the material presented, or is inappropriate for the grade level and age group.”
Bugger. That blows religious indoctrination out of the water—the Koran commands murder, slavery, and pederasty; the Bible to a lesser degree likewise. Mid-Eastern religions wouldn’t be taught, given those guidelines—
THEN BRING IT ON!
Based on the affidavits, it seems likely that the law will also be used to request the removal of library books that parents find objectionable …
I think it’s possible that the church will pretty soon regret having encouraged the nice people in these endeavours. (Personally I find the holey Bible objectionable) (and the equally as holed Koran even more objectionable.) So—
BRING IT ON!