ACE in New Humanist magazine: A fundamental problem

My article on ACE schools for New Humanist magazine is now online. There won’t be a huge amount of news in it for long-term readers of Leaving Fundamentalism, but you should still go and leave positive comments there so that the Rationalist Association will let me write for them again. And then I promise I will write something new!

A fundamental problem

Examinations set at evangelical Christian schools in the UK equate evolution with Nazism and teach children that man co-existed with dinosaurs. Some of these schools receive government funding. Jonny Scaramanga, who was educated within this system, argues it must stop.

Read it all here.

About jonnyscaramanga

I grew up as a Christian fundamentalist in the UK. Now I am writing a book and blog about what that's like, and what fundamentalists believe.

Posted on May 7, 2013, in Accelerated Christian Education, Atheism, Christianity, Creationism, Education, Faith Schools, Fundamentalism, School of Tomorrow and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Looks like I can’t leave a comment on there without signing up. But very well written article about the problem of ACE. A lot of kids turn out smart despite the system. I did too. That doesn’t mean that thanks to fundamental cirriculum, I got no valid science education during the 12 years of my homeschooling days.

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