New Mexico backtracks on dropping evolution in classrooms

William Pockman (seated at table), a professor and chairman of the biology department at the University of New Mexico, speaks at a public hearing Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Santa Fe, N.M. Pockman said proposed state revisions to science standards for public schools would put local students at a disadvantage in the study of genetics in medicine and solutions to climate change. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)


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