Rob Sherman continues his tireless efforts to keep religion out of schools and government.
Libertyville High School officials have confirmed that a teacher was referencing creationism in a science classroom, and said steps have been taken to ensure the religious views are eliminated from the curriculum.
Community High School District 128 administrators were responding to comments during a recent school board meeting, where Buffalo Grove-based activist Rob Sherman said he had been contacted by a student's older sibling. The student had complained that a biology and human genetics teacher, Beau Schaefer, had been promoting creationist beliefs and attempting to discredit evolution, Sherman said.Active members of the group may recall that we brought Sherman to speak about his activism last semester. Some highlights include fighting the mandatory moment of silence in Illinois schools, challenging a Ten Commandments monument in Marion, IL, and suing over a state grant to the Bald Knob Cross in Southern Illinois. Unfortunately, it seems that he's had some setbacks lately, so this victory is heartening.
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