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Erratum to: A state-by-state comparison of middle school science standards on evolution in the United States

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The original article was published in Evolution: Education and Outreach 2017 10:5

Erratum to: Evo Edu Outreach (2017) 10:5 DOI 10.1186/s12052-017-0066-2

In the original publication [1] are the values for North Carolina and Nebraska incorrect in Table 2. Below you will find the correct versions.

Incorrect version:

State Category 1 Category 2 Category 3 Category 4 Category 5 Total points Letter grade
Is the term “evolution” used? Is the concept of evolution clearly defined? Multiple lines of evidence for evolution are presented (fossils, homologous structures, genetics, artificial selection, etc.) Natural selection Mentioned 1 point Defined 1 point Adaptation Mentioned 1 point Defined 1 point
  Max 1 pt Max 1 pts Max 4 pts Max 2 pts Max 2 pts 10  
NE 0 0 1 1 1 3 F
NC 1 1 4 2 2 7 10

Correct version:

State Category 1 Category 2 Category 3 Category 4 Category 5 Total points Letter grade
Is the term “evolution” used? Is the concept of evolution clearly defined? Multiple lines of evidence for evolution are presented (fossils, homologous structures, genetics, artificial selection, etc.) Natural selection Mentioned 1 point Defined 1 point Adaptation Mentioned 1 point Defined 1 point
  Max 1 pt Max 1 pts Max 4 pts Max 2 pts Max 2 pts 10  
NE 1 0 1 0 1 3 F
NC 1 1 4 2 2 10 A

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    Vazquez B. A state-by-state comparison of middle school science standards on evolution in the United States. Evo Edu Outreach. 2017;10:5. doi:10.1186/s12052-017-0066-2.

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Vazquez, B. Erratum to: A state-by-state comparison of middle school science standards on evolution in the United States. Evo Edu Outreach 10, 6 (2017) doi:10.1186/s12052-017-0069-z

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