Teaching creationism as scientifically valid now banned in all UK public schools

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The United Kingdom has banned the teaching of creationism as scientifically valid in all schools receiving public funding.

The government released a new set of funding agreements last week including clauses which specifically prohibit pseudoscience.

“The parties acknowledge that clauses 2.43 and 2.44 of the Funding Agreement [which preclude the teaching of pseudoscience and require the teaching of evolution] apply to all academies. They explicitly require that pupils are taught about the theory of evolution, and prevent academy trusts from teaching ‘creationism’ as scientific fact,” one clause reads.

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2 thoughts on “Teaching creationism as scientifically valid now banned in all UK public schools”

  1. Ephesians 6:12
    For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places

    Sadly, not a surprise. The enemy has claimed its territory in the public schools system for quite some time. I very much worry for this current generation being brought up; even moreso for the one coming behind it. Lord help us.

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