The curriculum taught in taxpayer-funded, public schools should be evidence-based and religiously neutral.
Public schools must teach science, not religion, in science classes. Whether it is in social, human or formal science, there is no place for religious science in a public classroom.
Every student deserves a fair and sound curriculum and laws banning teaching evolution are unconstitutional such as “Balanced Treatment” laws that require teachers to give “creation science” or “Intelligent Design” equal classroom time to evolution are equally unconstitutional.
If government-funded schools teach creationism, the government appears to endorse Bible-based religion, trampling on the principles of separation of religion and government.
A Livingston Parish public high school is looking to bring back a course next year called “Bible as Literature” for the first time in over a decade. Such courses can be both instructive and constituti…