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December 07, 2018

Coming Soon to Florida: More Challenges for Districts' Science Curricula?

Skeptics of evolution and climate change are among those named to incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis' transition team for education.

May 23, 2018

Arizona's Draft Science Standards Minimize Evolution. Many Blame the State Superintendent

The draft portrays evolution as less than settled fact and introduces other errors. Many believe Diane Douglas, the state superintendent, directed the changes.

October 16, 2017

Evolution, Climate Change on Chopping Block? N.M. Science Standards Get Airing

The state's version of the Next Generation Science Standards, for now, weakens standards related to climate change, evolution, and the geologic age of the Earth.

March 31, 2016

Louisiana Won't Take Unconstitutional Creationism Law Off the Books

Louisiana senators voted against repealing a law that requires public schools to give balanced treatment to evolution and creationism—despite the fact that the law has been deemed unconstitutional and can't be enforced.

July 30, 2015

Pluto Photos Give Teachers New Avenues for Space Lessons

New Horizon's photos are helping Pluto make its way to center stage in and out of school.

August 01, 2012

Some Voucher Schools Found to Be Teaching Creationism

Two flashpoints for debate in education circles are vouchers and teaching creationism. Well, today I've found a way to combine them in one blog post. The Associated Press is reporting that some Louisiana private schools participating in the state's new voucher program reject evolution and instead te...

April 11, 2012

Tenn. Evolution Bill to Become Law Without Governor's Backing

Tennessee's governor declined to sign the measure, saying that "good legislation should bring clarity and not confusion."

December 08, 2010

La. Science Textbooks Win Panel's Backing, Despite Evolution Complaints

A panel of the state school board voted to recommend the biology and environmental science textbooks by a vote of 6-1.

November 12, 2010

Louisiana Panel Endorses Textbooks, Despite Evolution Critics

A final decision on the science books is expected next month from the state board of elementary and secondary education.

November 25, 2009

New Resource on Evolution, from the National Science Foundation

An interactive site offers video interviews, a timeline, background resources on evolutionary theory.

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