Why Is Creationism Still Taught In The U.S.?

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While church and state are separated in the US, some public schools still teach creationism. So why does the US still teach Creationism?

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Ten Major Court Cases about Evolution and Creationism
http://ncse.com/taking-action/ten-major-court-cases-evolution-creationism
“In 1968, in Epperson v. Arkansas, the United States Supreme Court invalidated an Arkansas statute that prohibited the teaching of evolution.”

Map: Publicly Funded Schools That Are Allowed to Teach Creationism
http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2014/01/creationism_in_public_schools_mapped_where_tax_money_supports_alternatives.html
“A large, publicly funded charter school system in Texas is teaching creationism to its students, Zack Kopplin recently reported in Slate.”

Fighting Over Darwin, State by State
http://www.pewforum.org/2009/02/04/fighting-over-darwin-state-by-state/
“The debate over whether and how to teach public school students about evolution may be an old one, but it shows no signs of abating.”

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