16% of US biology teachers are creationists

16% of US biology teachers are creationists May 21, 2008

According to a paper in PLoS Biology by Michael B. Berkman, Julianna Sandell Pacheco, and Eric Plutzer, 16% of US secondary school biology teachers are creationists.

Well, 16% is a high number. Or maybe it’s low, given that more like 48% are creationists among the general public.

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