2013

08.19.2013

NCSE is pleased to announce the launch of its new blog, Science League of America.

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08.13.2013

"Science scholars in Texas are giving thumbs up to coverage of evolution in proposed new high school biology textbooks," according to a press release from the Texas Freedom Network Education Fund dated August 13, 2013.

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08.11.2013

Robert Martin, How We Do It

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Robert Martin's How We Do It: The Evolution and Future of Human Reproduction (Basic Books, 2013).

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08.09.2013

A new poll (PDF) of Georgia voters suggests that creationism is popular in the state. Asked "Would you say you believe more in creationism or evolution," 53% of respondents preferred creationism, 29% preferred evolution, and 18% were not sure.

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08.09.2013

Explore the Grand Canyon with NCSE! Reservations are now available for NCSE's next excursion to the Grand Canyon — as featured in the documentary No Dinosaurs in Heaven.

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08.08.2013

The Kentucky Board of Education declined to make any changes to a proposed regulation that would enact the Next Generation Science Standards as Kentucky's state science standards, despite the protests of evolution deniers and climate change deniers.

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08.07.2013

League of Conservation Voters Youth Climate Poll

A recent poll (PDF) conducted for the League of Conservation Voters suggests that young voters regard climate change as a threat and are suspicious of climate change denial.

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08.06.2013

KATS award for KCFS

NCSE is pleased to congratulate Kansas Citizens for Science for receiving a 2013 Outstanding Contributions to Science Education Award from the Kansas Association of Teachers of Science.

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08.05.2013

Pennsylvania

A Pennsylvania legislator is seeking cosponsors for a bill that would allow public school students to assess "the scientific strengths and weaknesses of existing scientific theories," the Philadelphia Inquirer (August 4, 2013) reports.

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07.26.2013

William J. GusteWilliam J. Guste Jr.William J. "Billy" Guste Jr., who served for twenty years as the attorney general of Louisiana and who assiduously defended the state's Balanced Treatment for Creation-Science and Evolution-Science in Public School Instruction Act, died on July 24, 2013, at the age of 91, according to the obituary in the New Orleans Times-Picayune (July 25, 2013).

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