Not only have they successfully injected the religious ID theory into their science classes, they have also neutered the definition of science itself;
"In addition, the board rewrote the definition of science, so that it is no longer limited to the search for natural explanations of phenomena."
Kansas is now officially dead to the enlightenment, as this Orwellian language game has gutted all reason from their school system. It is the elevation of ignorance to an art form.
Of course Kansas votes Republican.
Do I blame religion? Yes I do. Do I blame Christians? Well, it wasn't the Buddhist lobby that got this passed.