Kansas State Board of Education
Region: North America
Artist: Teachers of evolution and creationism
Confronting Bodies: School Boards
Dates of Action: Controversy began in the 1920s with the Scopes Monkey's Trial. Revisited in 2001 by the Kansas State Board of Education.
Location: Across the United States, recently in Kansas
Description of Artwork: Teaching evolution and creationism in science classes.
The Incident: Various battles existed whether evolution and creationism should be taught in science classes.
Results of Incident: In 2001, the Kansas State Board of Education decided to allow evolution and creationism to be part of the science curriculum.
Source: Long Island Coalition Against Censorship, "Censorship in Schools and Libraries" exhibit