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Arizona state education board affirms teaching of evolution


October 24, 2018

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona State Board of Education will adopt revised history and social science standards that affirm the teaching of evolution.

The vote Monday follows an outcry by parents and teachers last month protesting a proposal to remove references to evolution and climate change from state science standards.

The department aimed to add more depth to the standards in the revisions, emphasizing "three-dimensional learning," according to Department of Education documents.

The revised standards also incorporate what's called the "engineering design process." The process encourages...

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