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Is creationism taught in public schools?
February 16, 2011 3:44AM
Yes. It is in Britian, but i don't know about America or anywhere else. == Not in the Dover Area School District in Pennsylvania it isn't. == If you meant Britain, no it's not taught in public schools. Evolution is. There are some private Christian schools in Britain that do teach the creationist view alongside evolution, but they are very much in the minority. == In the U.S., there is a Constitutional division between church and state. This prevents the teaching of creation ideas in public school because creation ideas are based in religion. This has set the stage for a public fight over the issue, the idea being that some Christians believe that creation ideas should get some "air time" in public schools. There are a number of other questions on WikiAnswers that deal with the issue. Answer Generally, creationism is not taught in public schools due to issues such as conflicts between different beliefs and religions.