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"Intelligent design" unwelcome in British classrooms


In the latest from the United Kingdom, the Guardian (December 7, 2006) reported that the British government is preparing to "write to schools telling them that controversial teaching materials promoting creationism should not be used in science lessons." The materials in question, which include two "intelligent design" DVDs, were sent to the science heads of every secondary school in the United Kingdom by a new creationist group styling itself Truth in Science.

Ohio board of education appointees to support evolution education


As Ohio's Governor Bob Taft (R) prepares to leave office, he is planning to appoint four new members to the state board of education.

NCSE's Scott on Culture Shocks


NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott appeared on Culture Shocks, the talk radio show hosted by Barry Lynn, the executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, on November 13, 2006, to discuss the antievolutionism movement. Among the topics discussed were the decision in Kitzmiller v. Dover, and the recent book Not in Our Classrooms: Why Intelligent Design is Wrong for Our Schools, edited by Scott and NCSE's deputy director Glenn Branch.

Awards for Moore and Pennock


Two long-time friends of NCSE were recently honored.

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