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Final Review of Biology Textbooks up for Adoption in Texas
By: Staff
Discovery Staff
November 3, 2003


Discovery Institute has just concluded a re-evaluation of the 11 biology textbooks proposed for adoption in Texas to determine if they have corrected the factual errors that have been identified in their treatment of evolutionary theory. During our examination, we looked at all of the changes proposed by the publishers as well as the factual corrections being requested by the Texas Commissioner of Education. We are happy to report that several important errors have been corrected. However, a number of serious factual errors remain, and some texts proposed for adoption actually contradict each other on key topics.

Remaining factual errors and contradictions include: