01.15.2019

North Dakota's House Bill 1538 (PDF), which would allow the misrepresentation of science in the classroom, was filed on January 14, 2019, and referred to the Joint Education Committee.

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01.15.2019

Florida's Senate Bill 330, filed on January 14, 2019, would, if enacted, require "[c]ontroversial theories and concepts" discussed in science standards "[to] be taught in a factual, objective, and balanced manner."

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01.11.2019

Indiana's Senate Bill 373 would, if enacted, provide that "[t]he governing body of a school corporation may require the teaching of various theories concerning the origin of life, including creation science, within the school corporation."

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01.11.2019

Rudy Raff. Courtesy of Indiana UniversityThe distinguished biologist Rudolf A. "Rudy" Raff died on January 5, 2019, at the age of 77, according to The Scientist (January 9, 2019).

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01.11.2019

A resolution in the Virginia General Assembly would urge the adoption of a code of ethics for public school teachers — with a provision that could adversely affect science education.

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