State Board of Education candidate Wi...

State Board of Education candidate Willie Dove supports teaching creationism

There are 2 comments on the story from Oct 30, 2010, titled State Board of Education candidate Willie Dove supports teaching creationism. In it, reports that:

Willie Dove, a Bonner Springs Republican running for the District 1 seat on the State Board of Education, supports teaching creationism in public schools.

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“Shaggin' Wagon.”

Since: Apr 09

Springfield, MA

#1 Nov 12, 2010
He's from Boner Springs. 'Nuff said.

“What, me worry?”

Since: Mar 09

I'm a racist caricature!

#2 Nov 13, 2010
Wait...he says they should teach (presumably Biblical) creationism in science classes, but also says he supports year-round school and commensurate pay hikes so they can "catch up somewhere?" So, have a longer school year during which the teachers waste time teaching Bronze Age creation myth stories to students as viable alternatives to evidence-based science? At best, year-round schooling with creationism would be like treading water compared to education today. Worst (and most likely) scenario: educational achievement and student understanding of science decrease. Then, blame student failures on lack of institutionalized Christian prayer in school.

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