Texas Decision on Creation College's Science Degree Delayed
Texas education officials have agreed to grant a creation college more time to prepare recently requested information about its graduate science degree programs.
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board said Tuesday that it will have to wait until April to decide whether Institute for Creation Research can offer its online master's degree in Science Education. The board was scheduled to decide on the group's application for approval next week following an advisory committee's recommendation, but objections arose from pro-evolution outlets.
The Christian school became the target of an "intensely negative campaign" by the press and the secular academic community, the group reported in an e-mail update....