The Springboro school board will continue its consideration of introducing creationism into local classrooms — a move that would set an area precedent — according to a Dayton Daily News survey.
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Next board meeting
7 p.m., Tuesday, June 4
1675 S. Main St. (Ohio 741)
Controversial Issues in Area Schools
Most Ohio school districts have policies regarding the treatment of controversial issues.
Springboro, Oakwood, Kettering and Vandalia-Butler have practically identical controversial issue policies.
Other districts including Centerville, Dayton, Huber Heights and include different versions of a policy on Controversial Issues.
The Beavercreek district sets policies for dealing with controversial issues in a policy headed “Selection of Instruction Resources.”
None of the policies mention creationism
Source: Dayton Daily News survey of district policies
Creationism: a doctrine or theory holding that matter, the various forms of life, and the world were created by God out of nothing and usually in the way described in Genesis.
Source: Merriam-Webster Dictionary