The draft portrays evolution as less than settled fact and introduces other errors. Many believe Diane Douglas, the state superintendent, directed the changes.
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October 16, 2017
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 senators voted against repealing a law that requires public schools to give balanced treatment to evolution and creationismdespite the fact that the law has been deemed unconstitutional and can't be enforced.
July 30, 2015
New Horizon's photos are helping Pluto make its way to center stage in and out of school.
August 01, 2012
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
Tennessee's governor declined to sign the measure, saying that "good legislation should bring clarity and not confusion."
December 08, 2010
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
A final decision on the science books is expected next month from the state board of elementary and secondary education.
November 25, 2009
An interactive site offers video interviews, a timeline, background resources on evolutionary theory.
September 25, 2009
"Creation," stars Paul Bettany as Charles Darwin and Jennifer Connelly as his wife, Emma.