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Antiscience bill dies in Alabama

Alabama's House Bill 592 (PDF) died in committee in the Alabama House of Representatives on June 4, 2015, when the legislative session ended. The bill would have encouraged teachers and students to "debate the strengths and weaknesses of the theory of evolution in public schools across Alabama," reported the Anniston Star (May 7, 2015).

Creationism revealed in Louisiana schools, continued

"We will read in Genesis and them [sic] some supplemental material debunking various aspects of evolution from which the student will present." So wrote a Louisiana science teacher to her principal, as quoted by Zack Kopplin, writing in Slate (June 2, 2015).

A preview of Tools for Critical Thinking in Biology

Tools for Critical Thinking in Biology cover

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Stephen H. Jenkins's Tools for Critical Thinking in Biology (Oxford University Press, 2015). 

Facebook: n > 100,000

A milestone: there are now over 100,000 fans of NCSE's Facebook page. Why not join them, by visiting the page and becoming a fan by clicking on the "Like" box by NCSE's name?

NCSE's new teacher network

NCSE is pleased to announce the debut of the NCSE Teacher Network.

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