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ST. LOUIS — Leaders from education, religion and science convened with 400 educators and others here Sunday for a frank look at the challenges educators face in teaching evolution and defending the integrity of science in their classrooms.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) expressed concern over proposed Oklahoma legislation that would encourage the state’s public school teachers to question the well-established science behind evolution and global climate change.