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NCSE is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Reports of the National Center for Science Education is now available on-line.
A funding application for a summer workshop on evolutionary biology in Turkey was denied because "evolution is a controversial subject," according to Science Insider (July 5, 2013).
Michael Gove, the Secretary of State for Education in the United Kingdom, "has abandoned plans to drop climate change from the geography national curriculum," reported the Guardian (July 5, 2013).
"Five US states have adopted science education standards that recommend introducing two highly charged topics — climate-change science and evolution — into classrooms well before high school," reports Nature (July 3, 2013).
Eugenie C. Scott
NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott was interviewed by Inside Climate News (July 2, 2013).
Writing in APS News (June 2013), Zehra Sayers and Zuhal Özcan address the state of evolution education in Turkey — and the news is not good.