02.11.2019

Montana's House Bill 418 would, if enacted, dignify a litany of inaccurate and misleading claims about climate change as legislative findings, and call for those findings to be offered "when providing education and informational materials on climate change." 

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02.11.2019

Virginia's House Joint Resolution 684, which would urge local school boards to adopt a code of ethics to prevent "political or ideological indoctrination," died in the House Rules Committee on February 5, 2019, after a subcommittee voted 7-0 to recommend "passing [it] by indefinitely."

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Ten new NCSE Teacher Ambassadors will be gathering together in March to revise lessons and plan their work with local colleagues. They represent talented, accomplished professionals teaching climate change in areas of the country where that can sometimes prove to be ideologically controversial.

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Legislative chambersIn the course of the average year, NCSE expects to have to monitor between half a dozen and a dozen legislative measures that threaten the integrity of science education.

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02.06.2019

South Carolina's House Bill 3826 would, if enacted, allow public school districts to offer elective courses on religion — and to "require the teaching of various theories concerning the origin of life, including creation science[,] as part of the course content."

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