California Class Linkage
|January 17, 2006||Posted by Patrick under Constitution, Courts, Education, Intelligent Design, Laws, Legal, Philosophy, Science|
The details of the lawsuit:
A brief overview:
Depending on the judge, the Dover decision could have acted as a precedent and the motivations of the teacher would have been analyzed:
Sharon Lemburg, a social studies teacher and soccer coach who was teaching “Philosophy of Design,” defended the course in a letter to the weekly Mountain Enterprise.
“I believe this is the class that the Lord wanted me to teach,” she wrote.
The original syllabus for the class:
While it’s nice that Mr.s Lemburg wanted to teach such a class it’s rather obvious she isn’t familar with the subject matter. Though with some help she submitted a revised version:
Better but it still manages to conflate Young Earth Creationism and Intelligent Design within a topic heading.
The initial thoughts of Discovery Institute staff member Casey Luskin:
The official response of the Discovery Institute: