[caption id="attachment_101445" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="The first draft of the multi-state standards declares that evolution and its underlying mechanisms are "key to understanding both the unity and the diversity of life on Earth.""][/caption]

Kansas is headed toward another debate over how evolution is taught in its public schools, with a State Board of Education member saying June 1 that science standards under development are "very problematic" because they describe the theory as a well-established, core scientific concept.

From 1999 to 2007, the state had five different sets of...

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