Policies taking place in the UK, but definitely applicable to the political climate here and the issue of Church/State separation.
The Government has taken steps to ensure that creationism and "intelligent design" is not taught in free schools.
The Department for Education (DfE) has amended themodel funding agreement which provides the framework within which the free schools operate. The new clause states:
The Academy Trust shall not make provision in the context of any subject for the teaching, as an evidence-based view or theory, of any view or theory that is contrary to established scientific and/or historical evidence and explanations."