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Surveillance: NCSE – The National Center for Science Education Background: In the early 1970’s, a high school textbook, Biology: An Inquiry Into the Nature of Life, written by teacher Stanley Weinberg, was submitted for adoption in Texas, a vanguard state for textbook publishers as its purchasing power influences decisions for much of the country. Weinberg’s book, which strongly emphasized evolution, encountered opposition but was ultimately accepted. A few years later, the Institute… Read More