Robert Bevins http://wkms.org en Beshear Plans to Override Rejection of Science Standards http://wkms.org/post/beshear-plans-override-rejection-science-standards <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A Kentucky legislative committee has rejected new science standards for public school students, but&nbsp;Gov. Steve Beshear now says he’ll use his power to implement the standards anyway.</p><p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">During the public comment period this year, some&nbsp; criticized the new standards for including evolution and climate change, saying they believe they’re inferior to Kentucky’s current standards. Some lawmakers were under pressure from&nbsp; constituents, saying they’ve received hundreds of comments opposing the standards.</p><p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 14:21:12 +0000 Devin Katayama (KPR) 34820 at http://wkms.org Beshear Plans to Override Rejection of Science Standards