04.17.2009

Since the March 2009 decision of the Texas state board of education to adopt a set of flawed state science standards, media coverage has increasingly emphasized the possible consequences.

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04.14.2009

"Just in time for the bicentennial observance of Charles Darwin's birth, a new survey of Louisiana residents shows 40 percent of the respondents believe evolution is not well-supported by evidence or generally accepted within the scientific community," the Baton Rouge Advocate (April 14, 2009) reports.

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04.13.2009
John HoldrenJohn Holdren

John Holdren, the head of the White House Office of Science and Technology, told the ScienceInsider blog (April 8, 2009) that the recent adoption in Texas of a flawed set of state science standards was "a step backward."

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04.09.2009
Eugenie C. ScottEugenie C. Scott

NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott appeared as a guest on the first hour of NPR's Science Friday show on April 10, 2009.

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04.07.2009

Two projects to celebrate the Darwin anniversaries — the bicentennial of Darwin's birth and the sesquicentennial of the publication of On the Origin of Species — are soliciting video contributions.

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