At its April 11, 2014, meeting, the Wyoming state board of education decided not to implement the Next Generation Science Standards, instead turning to a state department of education committee for further guidance. As NCSE previously reported, a footnote in Wyoming's budget for 2014-2016 precludes the use of state funds "for any review or adoption" of the Next Generation Science Standards, and one of its authors acknowledged that the NGSS's treatment of climate change is a reason for the prohibition.
Eugenie C. Scott
NCSE is pleased to announce the addition of a further batch of videos to NCSE's YouTube channel.
A new Harris poll finds that nearly half of Americans believe that global climate change is occurring and that human activity is responsible for it.
The South Carolina House of Representatives rejected the Senate's version of House Bill 4482 — which refers to the Sixth Day of Creation — on a 72-30 vote on April 9, 2014.
NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Michael L. Bender's Paleoclimate (Princeton University Press, 2013).