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RNCSE 33:3 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.

Oregon educators add their voice for evolution

The chorus of support for the teaching of evolution continues, with a statement from the American Federation of Teachers — Oregon, adopted in 2013.

Back to 1981 in Louisiana

At its May 29, 2013, meeting, the Louisiana House Education Committee declined to endorse the attempt to repeal Louisiana's Balanced Treatment for Creation-Science and Evolution-Science Act.

"Climate science is core to science education"

American Meteorological Society

The American Meteorological Society, in a policy statement adopted on May 23, 2013, affirmed the importance of climate science to science education.

A glimpse of The Dawn of the Deed

The Dawn of the Deed

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of John A. Long's The Dawn of the Deed: The Prehistoric Origins of Sex (University of Chicago Press, 2012).

Antievolution bills die in Missouri

Two antievolution bills died in committee in the Missouri House of Representatives on May 17, 2013, when the legislature adjourned.

NCSE's Scott honored by Chapman University

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NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science from Chapman University in recognition of her "work ... in advancing the public understanding and acceptance of evolution."

Nature's tribute to NCSE

Cover of Nature 497:7449

Prompted by the announced impending retirement of NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott, the journal Nature devoted its May 15, 2013, editorial column to applauding NCSE's work.

Louisiana to repeal 1981 creationist law?

Louisiana's Senate Bill 205 would, if enacted, repeal the state's Balanced Treatment for Creation-Science and Evolution-Science Act, which was enacted in 1981 and declared to be unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court in Edwards v. Aguillard in 1987.

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