08.22.2017

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As the only national organization that is wholly dedicated to defending the teaching of evolution and climate change in the public schools, NCSE is the perfect place to find someone to speak to your organization or university about issues relevant to evolution and climate education and attacks on either or both.

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08.11.2017

At its August 10, 2017, meeting, the Idaho state board of education gave preliminary approval to a new set of state science standards, reports Idaho Education News (August 10, 2017).

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08.09.2017

The Nebraska state board of education heard from the public about a proposed set of new state science standards (PDF), according to the Omaha World-Herald (August 7, 2017) — and climate change and evolution were front and center.

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07.28.2017

The Aurora Sentinel (July 27, 2017) reviewed the state of climate change education in Colorado, observing, "teachers, scientists[,] and government officials agree the controversial topic is handled disparately across the state," owing to state science standards that "seek to teach the accepted science of the issue, but also help students understand the controversy itself and come to their own conclusions."

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07.24.2017

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"In statehouses around the country, the 2017 legislative session saw a flurry of attacks on science education," according to a story in the August 2017 issue of BioScience, published by the American Institute of Biological Sciences. 

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