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RNCSE 35:1 now on-line

NCSE is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Reports of the National Center for Science Education is now available on-line.

Congratulations to David Morrison

David Morrison. Photo by Sgerbic, via Wikimedia Commons.NCSE is pleased to congratulate David Morrison, who received the 2015 Education Prize from the American Astronomical Society.

Indiana's antiscience bill in the news

"Call it a back-door approach to failed attempts to chip away at state standards on teaching evolution and to bring creationism into the public school classroom," wrote the Lafayette, Indiana, Journal and Courier (January 20, 2015), referring to Senate Bill 562, which if enacted would deprive administrators of the ability to prevent teachers from miseducating students about "scientific controversies."

Antiscience legislation in Indiana

Indiana's Senate Bill 562, introduced and referred to the Senate Committee on Education & Career Development on January 20, 2015, is the second antiscience bill of the year, following Missouri's House Bill 486.

Congratulations to Richard Lewontin

Richard Lewontin -- http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/2006/03.02/photos/13-evolution6-450.jpgNCSE is delighted to congratulate Richard Lewontin on being named as a recipient of the Crafoord Prize in Biosciences for 2015.

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