Via Think Progress, we learn this horror:
In 2005, the Kansas Board of Education received national ridicule when it rewrote public school standards to cast doubt on the mainstream evolution theories of Charles Darwin.
One of the board members who voted to teach intelligent design was Kenneth Willard, a conservative who is now the only member running as president-elect for the National Association of State Boards of Education. NASBE is a nonprofit organization of state school boards that “works to strengthen state leadership in educational policymaking.”
Willard was one of the Kansas board’s most vocal proponents of intelligent design....
With education scores falling behind the rest of the world, this is just what we need: a champion of willful ignorance in charge of a national education organization.