Being a private religious school, I suppose they can teach whatever they want. In my conversations with parents in several areas, I've come to believe that some private schools teach some form of creationism.
Also, I've had students come into my classes who have been previously home schooled. That and in Dodge, when I first come there there was a 1-8 Catholic school whose graduates we acquired . For the most part they were top notch.
I didn't teach science so I can't specifically attest exactly what they were taught on that subject but they went on to do well in our public school, which certainly didnt teach creationism.
If we don't count our blessings We are just wasting our time
My daughter just started in a Catholic school. We aren't Catholic... but it's 2 blocks away and the public schools in my area are the pits. They still have to adhere to certain standards in order to be accredited. I am not clear on what those standards are... I know they can and will teach some spiritual teachings.. but that test does cross the line. I attended a non-denominational school in my high school years. That was 1976-80 .. and there was never anything approaching the test in question. It was the same material as regular high schools, more or less, with some scripture thrown in along with praying and wearing a uniform.
It's not even much of a quiz, it asks leading True False questions to get to a foregone conclusion. If only the Bible had a recipe for Global Warming. Only parts I can remember are along the lines of "the earth was given to us to do with as we please."
_________________________ We are what we repeatedly do - Aristotle
Catholicism accepts evolution, both biological and cosmic. I don't know about where you are, MrB, but around here in PA Catholic schools are pretty selective, so I'm not surprised that the kids that came from that school were top-notch.
Oh-and AFAIK they've stopped wondering about angels on the head of a pin. I think.
_________________________ MACTECHubi dolor ibi digitus
I doubt you were talking to 'Jersey Jac. ...but rather simply replying to thread...
...but just about everyone I've ever known (north of the Mason/Dixon Line) has ever admitted to having dinosaur-riding kin in their family tree, leastwise for the last several hunnert thousand generations or so.
That article never mentioned denomination, but I VERY much doubt they were Catholic.
What I take deep umbrage to is the Judeo/ Christian BS concerning "MAN"'s God-Given dominion over the Earth & it's inhabitants, ...just as I do his domination over women.
While I "get" the BS argument of 'Free Will' as a convenient right to f-up all you want, AFAIC allowing mankind to run roughshod all over the Earth for fun and profit is the best argument I know against the existence of a Supreme Being, unless he's so dispassionate as to view us as some failed science project.
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